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Pirates Vs. Orioles Lineups: Jake Arrieta Starts In Place Of Baltimore's Brian Matusz

Here are the lineups for Wednesday night’s matchup between the Orioles and Pirates.

Alex Presley LF
Neil Walker 2B
Andrew McCutchen CF
Garrett Jones DH
Casey McGehee 1B
Pedro Alvarez 3B
Jose Tabata RF
Clint Barmes SS
Michael McKenry C

Kevin Correia SP


Brian Roberts 2B
J.J. Hardy SS
Chris Davis DH
Adam Jones CF
Matt Wieters C
Mark Reynolds 1B
Wilson Betemit 3B
Steve Pearce LF
Ryan Flaherty RF

Jake Arrieta P

Arrieta takes the place of Brian Matusz, who sits due to a nose bruise suffered while he was trying to bunt.

Arrieta has a 6.32 ERA so far this year, but he’s had a rough time with hits on balls in play and with fly balls going over the fence. He’s improved throughout his career, and his eight strikeouts per nine innings so far this year are nothing to sneeze at. However, he allowed nine runs in his last outing, against the Phillies.

For more on the Pirates, check out Bucs Dugout. For more on the Orioles, there’s Camden Chat.

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