Oneil Cruz batting eighth for Pittsburgh on Friday

Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Oneil Cruz is in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Cincinnati Reds.

What It Means:

Cruz will make his MLB debut on Saturday, starting at shortstop and batting eighth versus right-hander Tyler Mahle and the Reds. Kevin Newman moves to the bench.

The Pirates have an implied win probability of 39.3% against the Reds on Saturday according to numberFire's models.