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Mariners lineup: Kyle Seager hitting 4th, Nelson Cruz out vs Pirates

Jul 27, 2016, 12:21 PM | Updated: 12:22 pm

Nelson Cruz is out of the lineup and Kyle Seager is hitting cleanup for the Mariners in the second and final game of their series in Pittsburgh.

Cruz is resting a day after he was removed in the seventh inning after he hit his foot with a foul ball for the second time in recent weeks.

Mike Zunino is starting at catcher again for the Mariners, and James Paxton is on the mound and hitting ninth in the National League ballpark.

Game 2 of Mariners-Pirates is set for 4:05 on 710 ESPN Seattle, with the pregame show starting at 3.

Mariners

Norichika Aoki, LF
Seth Smith, RF
Robinson Cano, 2B
Kyle Seager, 3B
Adam Lind, 1B
Leonys Martin, CF
Mike Zunino, C
Shawn O’Malley, SS
James Paxton, LHP

Pirates

Jordy Mercer, SS
David Freese, 1B
Andrew McCutchen, CF
Starling Marte, LF
Jung Ho Kang, 3B
Francisco Cervelli, C
Sean Rodriguez, RF
Josh Harrison, 2B
Gerrit Cole, RHP

No starting pitcher.

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