The Pittsburgh Pirates (18-39) are on the road for their final series of the 2020 season. They take on the Cleveland Indians (33-24) for three games, starting tonight at 7:10 PM with Mitch Keller on the mound against right-handed pitcher Carlos Carrasco. Keller threw six no-hit innings in his last start, which was his second game back from an oblique injury. He has a 3.24 ERA in 16.2 innings, with 13 strikeouts and a 1.14 WHIP. Carrasco has made 11 starts this season. He has a 2.90 ERA in 62 innings, with 74 strikeouts and a 1.23 WHIP. The Pirates won their third straight game yesterday, beating the Chicago Cubs 7-0.
Here are the lineups:
— Pirates (@Pirates) September 25, 2020
#Indians Lineup 09/25/20
1. Francisco Lindor SS
2. Cesar Hernandez 2B
3. Jose Ramirez 3B
4. Carlos Santana 1B
5. Franmil Reyes DH
6. Tyler Naquin RF
7. Josh Naylor LF
8. Sandy Leon C
9. Delino DeShields CF
Starting Pitcher : Carlos Carrasco
— Daily MLB Lineups (@DailyMLBLineup) September 25, 2020
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