Thursday lineups


Pedro Alvarez has a new spot in the order, batting second for the series opener back home against the Phillies tonight. Bobby Crosby is back in the lineup at shortstop, with Andy LaRoche playing second.

Also, left-hander Dana Eveland cleared waivers today and has been assigned to Triple-A Indianapolis.

For the Pirates:
Tabata, lf
Alvarez, 3b
A mccutchen, cf
Jones, 1b
Milledge, rf
Doumit, c
Crosby, ss
Laroche, 2b
D mccutchen, p

For the Phillies:
Victorino, cf
Dobbs, 3b
Rollins, ss
Howard, 1b
Werth, rf
Ibanez, lf
Schneider, c
Valdez, 2b
Hamels, p