The Pittsburgh Pirates will have catcher Russell Martin in the lineup for tonight’s National League Wild Card game against the San Francisco Giants
There was some concern whether or not Martin would be able to play in tonight’s game after he missed the final two games of the regular season with after re-aggravating a groin injury.
Martin will be batting fifth against the Giants and pitcher Madison Bumgarner. Edinson Volquez will be on the mound for the Pirates.
In 111 regular season games Martin produced a .290/.302/.430 line with 11 home runs and 67 RBI. In his career he is 3-for-7 with an RBI and a walk against Bumgarner.
Below is the full lineup for the Pirates:
Josh Harrison 3B
Jordy Mercer SS
Andrew McCutchen CF
Starling Marte LF
Neil Walker 2B
Gaby Sanchez 1B
Travis Snider RF
Edinson Volquez SP