The Pittsburgh Pirates (14-33) take on the Cincinnati Reds (24-26) in the finale of a four-game series on Wednesday night at Great American Ballpark. The Pirates lost 4-1 last night. JT Brubaker will be on the mound tonight against right-handed pitcher Luis Castillo. Brubaker has made six starts and two relief appearances. He has a 5.34 ERA in 30.1 innings, with 32 strikeouts and a 1.48 WHIP. Castillo will be making his tenth start. He has a 3.38 ERA in 52.1 innings, with 66 strikeouts and a 1.32 WHIP.
The 2021 Spring Training schedule was announced today.
Here are some early early early draft rankings for 2021.
Here are the lineups
— Pirates (@Pirates) September 16, 2020
Shogo Akiyama is 11-for-29 (.379) with a .514 OBP over his last nine games! He leads off as the Reds look for the four-game sweep of Pittsburgh!
— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) September 16, 2020
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