First Pitch – 1:10pm
Pittsburgh Pirates (76-79) vs. New York Mets (71-84)
Kevin Correia (11-10, 4.11 ERA) vs. R.A. Dickey (19-6, 2.66 ERA)
- Dickey will look to become the first Mets pitcher to win 20 games since Frank Viola in 1990 during the home finale this afternoon.
- Terry Collins said last night he would run his “best lineup” out there today, which means Jason Bay and Lucas Duda are on the bench.
- The outfield consists of Scott Hairston, Andres Torres, and Mike Baxter from left to right.
- Josh Thole will do the catching today.
- Ike Davis will play first base and bat cleanup.