Live Game Discussion: Pirates at Twins, 2:10 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (2-8) are taking on the Minnesota Twins (8-2) in an afternoon tilt at Target Field. This game will be on ESPN, as well as local broadcasts. The Pirates lost 5-4 last night in the series opener. Joe Musgrove makes his third start of the season today. He has a 4.76 ERA in 11.1 innings, with 15 strikeouts. The Twins are countering with right-hander Jose Berrios, who is also making his third start. He has a 7.00 ERA and 1.44 WHIP in nine innings, with seven strikeouts. Berrios had a 3.68 ERA in 200.1 innings last year.

Derek Shelton announced prior to the game that JT Brubaker will take Mitch Keller’s spot in the rotation. Brubaker will start on Thursday.

Here are the lineups for today:

Pirates

Twins

Here are today’s history articles

This Date – Birthdays of Hall of Famer Jake Beckley and seven other Pirates

Game Rewind – A big game from a young Roberto Clemente ruins an impressive winning streak

1979 Recap – John Candelaria pitches a gem versus Phillies

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