Live Game Discussion: Pirates vs Reds, 6:35 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (14-19) are at home for a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds (15-16), starting with game one on Monday night. The Pirates are sending out Mitch Keller for his seventh start. He has a 6.29 ERA in 24.1 innings, with 24 strikeouts and a 1.68 WHIP. The Reds are countering with right-handed pitcher Tyler Mahle, who has a 3.23 ERA in 30.2 innings over six starts, with 41 strikeouts and a 1.11 WHIP.

Todd Frazier was DFA’d today. Ben Gamel is active for this game.

With all of the minors off on Monday’s, here’s a small bit of news. Ike Schlabach has been released. The 24-year-old, who was a 15th round draft pick in 2015, topped out at High-A ball in 2019, where he had a 2.50 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP in 50.1 innings.

Here are the lineups: