The Pittsburgh Pirates (13-19) are at Wrigley Field for a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs (17-16). Tyler Anderson gets the ball in the finale on Sunday afternoon. He has a 3.24 ERA in six starts, with 31 strikeouts and a 1.14 WHIP in 33.1 innings. Right-handed pitcher Kyle Hendricks gets the ball for the Cubs. He has a 6.07 ERA in 29.2 innings over six starts, with a 1.62 WHIP and 27 strikeouts.
Ke’Bryan Hayes was transferred to the 60-day IL earlier, along with a few other injury updates you can read about here.
The Pirates acquired Ben Gamel off waivers, with some corresponding moves here.
Troy Stokes Jr., who came up today as part of the series of moves, will make his MLB debut today.
Here are the lineups:
Troy Stokes Jr. will make his Major League debut this afternoon.#LetsGoBucs pic.twitter.com/rgeukKH07E
— Pirates (@Pirates) May 9, 2021
Kyle Hendricks is on the mound as we wrap up the homestand! #CubTogether pic.twitter.com/n3QXrYOJ6u
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) May 9, 2021