April 5, 2012; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; A general view as fans enter the stands for the opening day game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Philadelphia Phillies at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

MLB Opening Day 2014: Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates starting lineups


The Chicago Cubs are looking to start their 2014 season off on a winning note, though they’ll be doing so against a rather formidable opponent in the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Pittsburgh had hoped it would be A.J. Burnett opening their season today, but the starting pitcher opted to sign with the Philadelphia Phillies forcing the Pirates to turn the ball over to Francisco Liriano.

Below are your Opening Day starting lineups:

Chicago Cubs:

CF Emilio Bonifacio
LF Junior Lake
SS Starlin Castro
1B Anthony Rizzo
3B Mike Olt
C Welington Castillo
RF Nate Schierholtz
2B Darwin Barney

Pittsburgh Pirates:

LF Starling Marte
RF Travis Snider
CF Andrew McCutchen
3B Pedro Alvarez
C Russell Martin
2B Neil Walker
1B Travis Ishikawa
SS Jordy Mercer
P Francisco Liriano

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