Alvarez not in lineup for finale


MIAMI — One last time …

»»» Pedro Alvarez last night turned his ankle running out a grounder and is not in the lineup for today’s season finale.

»»» Jose Tabata’s 14-game hitting streak ended last night. Tabata, Neil Walker (18 games) and Alvarez (11) had double-digit strings this season. According to the Elias stat wonks, it’s the first time the Pirates had three rookies with double-digit streaks in the same season since 1952, when Dick Groat, Clem Koshorek and Jack Merson did it.

»»» For the first time in franchise history, the Pirates have two rookies with at least 10 homers and 60 RBI: Walker (12, 66) and Alvarez (16, 64).

Lineups for this afternoon’s season finale:

Pirates (57-104) – 1. Andrew McCutchen cf, 2. Jose Tabata lf, 3. Neil Walker 2b, 4. Garrett Jones 1b, 5. Ryan Doumit rf, 6. Ronny Cedeno ss, 7. Andy LaRoche 3b, 8. Jason Jaramillo c, 9. Brian Burres (4-4, 5.01) lhp

Marlins (79-82) – 1. Emil Bonifacio cf, 2. Ozzie Martinez ss, 3. Logan Morrison lf, 4. Dan Uggla 2b, 5. Gaby Sanchez 1b, 6. Mike Stanton rf, 7. Wes Helms 3b, 8. Brad Davis c, 9. Anibal Sanchez (12-12, 3.62) rhp