SAN DIEGO Center fielder Nate McLouth was scratched from the Pirates lineup tonight due to a strained right oblique.
There was no immediate word on when McLouth was injured he seemed fine in the clubhouse about an hour before batting practice or how long he might be sidelined.
The re-worked lineup:
PIRATES 1. Nyjer Morgan cf, 2. Jack Wilson ss, .3 Freddy Sanchez 2b, 4. Adam LaRoche 1b, 5. Eric Hinske rf, 6. Brandon Moss lf, 7. Andy LaRoche 3b, Jason Jaramillo c, 9. Ian Snell rhp.