Live Game Discussion: Pirates vs Brewers, 1:35 PM (Delayed)

The Pittsburgh Pirates (6-17) take on the Milwaukee Brewers (11-14) on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park in the finale of their three-game series.  The Pirates won 12-5 on Saturday night. The Pirates are sending out JT Brubaker, while the Brewers will counter with right-handed pitcher Corbin Burnes. Brubaker will be making his third career start. He has a 4.91 ERA and a 1.55 WHIP in 11 innings, with ten strikeouts. Burnes has made two starts and three relief appearances this year. He has a 3.00 ERA in 21 innings, with 29 strikeouts and a 1.14 WHIP.

Prior to today’s game, the Pirates recalled RHP Nick Tropeano and optioned RHP Nick Mears.

Here are some notes from today:


Here are the lineups:



Here is today’s history:

This Date – Al Oliver’s career day at the plate and a no-hitter

Game Rewind – Guy Bush was more than just the guy who gave up Babe Ruth’s 713th and 714th homers. Here’s his best game during his time with the Pirates.

1979 Recap – A look at where the Pirates stood on August 23rd

UPDATE: Game is in a delay, but that has cleared and the new start time is 2:10 PM. Gives you time to read the history articles.

UPDATE #2: Tarp is going back on the field, just as they were about to start

UPDATE #3: Game time is now 3:00 PM.