Live Game Discussion: Pirates vs Reds, 12:35 PM; Injury Updates

The Pittsburgh Pirates (15-20) are at home for a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds (16-17), with the finale this afternoon at 12:35 PM. The Pirates are sending out Trevor Cahill for his seventh start. He has a 6.75 ERA in 29.1 innings, with 26 strikeouts and a 1.57 WHIP. The Reds are countering with right-handed pitcher Sonny Gray, who is making his fifth start. He has a 3.92 ERA in 20.2 innings, with 31 strikeouts and a 1.35 WHIP.

Pirates had some injury updates prior to the game:


I’ll note that while the news sounds good on Hayes, he was just transferred to the 60-day injured list recently, so he isn’t eligible to return until June 3rd.

Here are the lineups:



Pirates also had injury updates during the game: Phillip Evans left early with left hamstring discomfort.