Nationals-Pirates lineups for Friday

PITTSBURGH - Hello from PNC Park, where the Nationals begin a three-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight. Here are the lineups for both teams:

Espinosa - 2B
Ankiel - CF
Werth - RF
LaRoche - 1B
Ramos - C
Morse - LF
Desmond - SS
Hairston - 3B
Hernandez - P

McCutchen - CF
Tabata - LF
Overbay - 1B
Walker - 2B
Jones - RF
Doumit - C
Alvarez - 3B
Cedeno - SS
Karstens - P

Brian Bixler is at PNC Park, and will be called up in time for the game, but it’s currently raining here, so the Nationals probably want to wait and see if the game will be played before officially adding Bixler to the 40-man roster.

More in a while.