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On location: Pirates 5, Marlins 4, 10 innings

By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media

Looking ahead to first pitch …

Game: Pirates (69-44) vs. Miami Marlins (43-69)

Starters: RHP Gerrit Cole vs. RHP Jose Fernandez

Time: 12:35 p.m.

Site: PNC Park

TV, radio: Root Sports, 93.7 The Fan

Here’s the official live box score.

Here’s the Pirates’ lineup …

  1. Starling Marte, CF
  2. Alex Presley, LF
  3. Neil Walker, 2B
  4. Pedro Alvarez, 3B
  5. Garrett Jones, 1B
  6. Tony Sanchez, C
  7. Josh Harrison, RF
  8. Clint Barmes, SS
  9. Cole, P

Here’s TribLIVE’s Pirates page. Rob Biertempfel, Karen Price, Travis Sawchik and I are on the scene. I’ll be writing the Friday column from here.

UPDATE 11:28 a.m.: Andrew McCutchen is a late scratch for shoulder discomfort.

Author: Dejan Kovacevic

Dejan Kovacevic, a lifelong Pittsburgher, is an award-winning sports columnist for Trib Total Media covering the Steelers, Penguins, Pirates, Pitt and, recently, his fourth Olympics in Sochi, Russia. He also appears on WPXI-TV's 'Subway Final Word’ and hosts a weekly show on TribLIVE Radio. For 2011, he was named one of the country's top four columnists by the AP Sports Editors. For 2012, he was named one of the country's top three columnists by the National Headliners. For 2013, he was named the state's top columnist by the Keystone Press Awards and top columnist in Western Pennsylvania by the Golden Quills.

 
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