Joel Hanrahan last night picked up his 11th save and stayed perfect in save opportunities this season. Mariano Rivera and Huston Street lead the majors with 12 saves apiece.
Hanny has not allowed a run in his past seven outings, a span of seven innings. He’s been charged with an earned in run just two of his 18 appearances.
»»» The Pirates will meet with Kiski Area High School freshman Vinny Ribar in the dugout during pregame batting practice. Ribar is recovering after being struck in the head by a line drive before one of Kiski Area’s games.
»»» Joe Beimel has made 91 outings at PNC Park, which puts him eighth on the all-time list. He’s right behind Brian Meadows (91) and Mike Gonzalez (94).
Lineups for tonight’s game:
Dodgers (16-20) – 1. Jamey Carroll ss, 2. Aaron Miles 2b, 3. Andre Ethier rf, 4. Matt Kemp cf, 5. Juan Uribe 3b, 6. James Loney 1b, 7. Rod Barajas c, 8. Jerry Sands lf, 9. Ted Lilly lhp (2-3, 4.93)
Pirates (18-17) – 1. Andrew McCutchen cf, 2. Jose Tabata lf, 3. Matt Diaz rf, 4. Neil Walker 2b, 5. Steve Pearce 1b, 6. Ryan Doumit c, 7. Brandon Wood 3b, 8. Ronny Cedeno ss, 9. Kevin Correia rhp (5-2, 2.91)