Indians-Pirates starting lineups, Pearce starts in right


Steve Pearce, recalled Saturday from Triple-A Indianapolis, will make his first start in right field and bat seventh as the Pirates begin a 10-game home stand with a three-game series with the Cleveland Indians at 7:05 tonight at PNC Park. Grady Sizemore, activated from the 15-day disabled list earlier in the day, will start in center field and bat second for the last-place Indians.

Starting lineups

Indians – 1. Jamey Carroll 2b, 2. Grady Sizemore cf, 3. Victor Martinez c, 4. Shin-Soo Choo rf, 5. Mark DeRosa lf, 6. Jhonny Peralta 3b, 7. Luis Valbuena ss, 8. Chris Gimenez 1b, 9. lhp David Huff (2-2, 7.09 ERA)

Pirates – 1. Andrew McCutchen cf, 2. Nyjer Morgan lf, 3. Freddy Sanchez 2b, 4. Adam LaRoche 1b, 5. Robinzon Diaz c, 6. Andy LaRoche 3b, 7. Steve Pearce rf, 8. Jack Wilson ss, 9. rhp Ian Snell (2-7, 5.08)

— John Grupp