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Pirates Vs. Tigers Lineups: Kevin Correia Making Scheduled Start

Here are the lineups for Sunday afternoon’s Pirates vs. Tigers matchup.

Jose Tabata RF
Neil Walker 2B
Andrew McCutchen CF
Pedro Alvarez DH
Garrett Jones 1B
Josh Harrison 3B
Rod Barajas C
Nate McLouth LF
Clint Barmes SS

Kevin Correia P

Don Kelly CF
Andy Dirks LF
Miguel Cabrera 3B
Prince Fielder 1B
Delmon Young DH
Brennan Boesch RF
Jhonny Peralta SS
Alex Avila C
Ryan Raburn 2B

Max Scherzer P

Kevin Correia does, in fact, get the start. With Indianapolis pitcher Jeff Locke being unexpectedly promoted, there was some initial speculation that Locke would take Correia’s place in the rotation, but it turned out that reliever Jason Grilli had been placed on the bereavement list.

Pedro Alvarez gets a break from playing in the field; he’ll be the Pirates’ designated hitter. Josh Harrison starts at third.

For more on the Pirates, there’s Bucs Dugout. For more on the Tigers, there’s Bless You Boys.

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.