By: Mike Vukovcan

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- One day after leaving the team for personal reasons, Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen is back in the starting lineup.

Pirates Starting Lineup (Thursday):

Andrew McCutchen, CF
Jose Tabata, LF
Lyle Overbay, 1B
Neil Walker, 2B
Garrett Jones, RF
Pedro Alvarez, 3B
Chris Snyder, C
Josh Rodriguez, SS
James McDonald, P

Did You Know:: The Pirates have been shut out in the first 2 games of this series by Josh Johnson and Ricky Nolasco. The last time the Pirates were shut out in 3 straight games was August 28-30, 1968.

*The Pirates have struck out 22 times in the series, bringing their major-league worst total to 161.

*The Pirates will face Marlins RHP Chris Volsad tonight, who’s 1-2 with a 7.07 ERA in 3 career starts vs. the Bucs.

*The Marlins haven’t swept a 3-game series from Pittsburgh since Aug. 30-Sept 1. 2002.