Tonight’s Mets Lineup vs. Pirates

Here is the Mets lineup facing Pirates righthander Charlie Morton tonight:

Jose Reyes – SS
Justin Turner – 3B
Carlos Beltran – RF
Dan Murphy – 1B
Angel Pagan – CF
Lucas Duda – LF
Josh Thole – C
Ruben Tejada – 2B
Dillon Gee – P

Another day without Jason Bay, with the just-promoted Lucas Duda taking his place.

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