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Astros-Pirates Lineups: Pittsburgh Looks To Snap Losing Streak

Coming off being swept by the Milwaukee Brewers at home, the Pittsburgh Pirates look to snap their three-game losing streak and could improve their winning percentage to .500 with a win tonight against the Houston Astros.

With time running out, the Pirates will turn to left-handed pitcher Jeff Locke in hopes he can bring the team a much needed victory. Opposing Locke will be right-handed pitcher Edgar Gonzalez, who will be taking the mound for the Astros.

The rest of the respective lineups for tonight's game at Minute Maid Park:

Houston

  1. Jose Altuve (R) 2B
  2. Brandon Barnes (R) CF
  3. Matt Dominguez (R) 3B
  4. Justin Maxwell (R) RF
  5. Jed Lowrie (S) SS
  6. Brett Wallace (L) 1B
  7. J.D. Martinez (R) LF
  8. Chris Snyder (R) C
  9. Edgar Gonzalez (R) P
Pittsburgh
  1. Starling Marte (R) LF
  2. Clint Barmes (R) SS
  3. Andrew McCutchen (R) CF
  4. Garrett Jones (L) RF
  5. Gaby Sanchez (R) 1B
  6. Pedro Alvarez (L) 3B
  7. Michael McKenry (R) C
  8. Brock Holt (L) 2B
  9. Jeff Locke (L) P
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