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Pirates vs. Cubs Lineups: Kevin Correia Starts For Pittsburgh In Series Opener

The Pittsburgh Pirates are fading quickly in the National League wild card race, although there is still time to make one final run. The club entered Monday three games back in the wild card standings, although there are three teams ahead of them. This week, the club begins a crucial three-game series with the Cubs, who feature the second-worst record in baseball.

The lineups for Monday's game have been released. Here they are:

Pirates:

Starling Marte - LF
Jose Tabata - RF
Andrew McCutchen - CF
Gaby Sanchez - 1B
Pedro Alvarez - 3B
Michael McKenry - C
Clint Barmes - SS
Brock Holt - 2B
Kevin Correia - P

Cubs:

David DeJesus - RF
Luis Valbuena - 3B
Anthony Rizzo - 1B
Alfonso Soriano - LF
Starlin Castro - SS
Welington Castillo - C
Brett Jackson - CF
Darwin Barney - 2B
Travis Wood - P

First pitch at Wrigley Field is scheduled for 8:05 p.m. ET.

For more on the Pirates, be sure to check out Bucs Dugout.

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