What Should the Pirates Postseason Roster Look Like?

By Jason Shetler 

The Pirates have guaranteed themselves at least a spot in the National League Wild Card Game. Here’s what the roster should look like for that game, and the National League Division Series, should they advance. 

Starters

Left Field: Starling Marte

Center Field: Andrew McCutchen

Right Field: Travis Snider

Third Base: Josh Harrison 

Shortstop: Jordy Mercer 

Second Base: Neil Walker

First Base: Gaby Sanchez (At least for the WC game against Madison Bumgarner) 

Catcher: Russell Martin

Bench

Andrew Lambo

Chris Stewart

Clint Barmes 

Gregory Polanco

Ike Davis (When not facing a left-handed starter) 

Jose Tabata 

Rotation

Gerrit Cole

Francisco Liriano

Edinson Volquez 

Vance Worley 

Bullpen

Jared Hughes

Jeff Locke (Situational lefty)

John Axford

John Holdzkom

Justin Wilson (Situational lefty)

Tony Watson 

Mark Melancon 

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