The Pittsburgh Pirates (9-20) take on the Milwaukee Brewers (14-17) at 7:10 PM on Saturday night at Miller Park. The Brewers won the opener of the four-game series last night by a 9-1 score. The Pirates are sending out JT Brubaker, who will square off with left-hander Brett Anderson. Brubaker is making his fourth start of the season, to go along with two relief appearances. He has a 4.80 ERA in 15 innings, with 16 strikeouts and a 1.47 WHIP. Anderson is making his sixth start. He has a 3.52 ERA in 23 innings, with 17 strikeouts and a 1.26 WHIP.
Pirates made some bullpen moves today. Crick and Fulmer in. Mears and Craig out.
Here are the lineups:
— Pirates (@Pirates) August 29, 2020
Brewers (updated: Ryan Braun was scratched)
#Brewers Lineup 08/29/20
1. Luis Urias 2B
2. Christian Yelich LF
3. Keston Hiura DH
4. Justin Smoak 1B
5. Omar Narvaez C
6. Ben Gamel CF
7. Orlando Arcia SS
8. Jace Peterson RF
9. Eric Sogard 3B
Starting Pitcher : Brett Anderson
— Daily MLB Lineups (@DailyMLBLineup) August 29, 2020
Here is the link to today’s history articles, which includes This Date in Pittsburgh Pirates History, 1979 Season Recap, a new Card of the Day featuring Pie Traynor, and a new One Who Got Away, featuring Hall of Famer Joe Cronin.
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