BRADENTON, Fla. — The Pirates’ lineup for Friday’s game against State College of Florida was just posted in the clubhouse:
1. Corey Wimberly 2b, 2. Chase d’Arnaud ss, 3. Steve Pearce 1b, 4. John Bowker lf, 5. Josh Fields dh, 6. Andy Marte 3b, 7. Andrew Lambo rf, 8. Gorkys Hernandez cf, 9. Wyatt Toregas c. LHP Aaron Thompson will pitch the first inning.
As you might expect, there are a lot of prospects and guys fighting for bench jobs in that lineup.