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Pirates

Scouting the Cubs

| Friday, May 23, 2008

Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs

Site: PNC Park

Manager: Lou Piniella

Record: 28-19, first in NL Central

Player to watch: 3B Aramis Ramirez has hit .295 with 20 homers in 74 career games against the Pirates.

Probable starters: 7:05 p.m. today, RHP Carlos Zambrano (6-1, 2.45 ) vs. LHP Zach Duke (2-2, 4.23); 7:05 p.m. Saturday, RHP Jason Marquis (2-3, 4.96) vs. LHP Phil Dumatrait (1-2, 4.39); 1:35 p.m. Sunday, LHP Ted Lilly (0-1, 7.71) vs. LHP Paul Maholm (2-5, 5.03).

TV/radio: All three games will be televised by FSN Pittsburgh and broadcast by WPGB-FM (104.7) and the Pirates Radio Network. Today's game will be broadcast on XM Radio channel 187. Games Saturday and Sunday will be on XM 189.

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