CHICAGO Nobody’s hitting, it’s Sunday and the Pirates have lost three in a row and have been shut out for 20 straight innings. Why not shake up the lineup? Nate McLouth and Adam LaRoche both get the day off. Robinzon Diaz will get his first start since Wednesday.
• The White Sox have won six straight interleague games and eight in a row overall at U.S. Cellular Field.
• Lineups for today’s game:
PIRATES 1.Nyjer Morgan cf, 2. Delwyn Young rf, 3. Freddy Sanchez 2b, 4. Craig Monroe dh, 5. Eric Hinske 1b, 6. Andy LaRoche 3b, 7. Brandon Moss lf, 8. Robinzon Diaz c, 8. Jack Wilson ss. RHP Jeff Karstens (1-2, 5.21) will pitch.
WHITE SOX 1. Scott Podsednik lf, 2. Alexei Ramirez ss, 3. Jim Thome dh, 4. Paul Konerko 1b, 5. A.J. Pierzynski c, 6. Carlos Quentin dh, 7. Brian Anderson rf, 8. Chris Getz 2b, 9. Josh Fields 3b. LHP Mark Buehrle (6-1, 2.77) will pitch.