Game 2: Hinske will start in RF

Pirates (1-0) @ Cardinals (0-1) 8:15 p.m. Pirates Lineup Nyjer Morgan LF Freddy Sanchez 2B Nate McLouth CF Ryan Doumit C Adam LaRoche 1B Eric Hinske RF Andy LaRoche 3B Jack Wilson SS Ian Snell P Kyle Lohse will take the mound for the Cardinals

Pirates, Hinske on verge of one year deal

The Pittsburgh Pirates and free-agent infielder/outfielder Eric Hinske are on the verge of a one year contract worth $1.8 million (plus incentives). Hinske, 31, hit .247 with 20 homers and 60 RBIs last season for the Tampa Bay Rays. Hinske was the American League Rookie of the Year for the Toronto Blue Jays in 2002