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MLB Opening Day, Pirates Vs. Cubs: Lineups, TV Schedule, And Links

The Pirates play their first game of the MLB season at 2:20 today against the Chicago Cubs. It will be broadcast on Root Sports (formerly FSN Pittsburgh) and 104.7 FM. Here are the lineups:

PIRATES

1. Jose Tabata LF
2. Neil Walker 2B
3. Andrew McCutchen CF
4. Lyle Overbay 1B
5. Pedro Alvarez 3B
6. Ryan Doumit C
7. Garrett Jones RF
8. Ronny Cedeno SS
9. Kevin Correia P

CUBS

1. Kosuke Fukudome RF
2. Starlin Castro SS
3. Marlon Byrd CF
4. Aramis Ramirez 3B
5. Carlos Pena 1B
6. Geovany Soto C
7. Alfonso Soriano LF
8. Darwin Barney 2B
9. Ryan Dempster P

Also, I answer some getting-to-know-you questions about the Pirates for Bleed Cubbie Blue, and BCB manager Al Yellon does the same at Bucs Dugout. Here, by the way, is the game thread at Bucs Dugout, which is a great place to check in on the game with other Pirates fans.

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