Pirates Game Discussion: Pirates at Braves, 7:20 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (18-25) are on the road for a four-game series against the Atlanta Braves (20-24), with game two starting Friday night at 7:20 PM. The Pirates are sending out Tyler Anderson for his ninth start. He has a 3.50 ERA in 46.1 innings, with 44 strikeouts and a 1.10 WHIP. The Braves are countering with right-handed pitcher Ian Anderson, who has a 3.20 ERA in 45 innings over eight starts, with 47 strikeouts and a 1.22 WHIP.

Cole Tucker is back with the Pirates. Ka’ai Tom is headed to the injured list.

Here are the lineups:



Yesterday’s umpire scorecard. Mighty wide strike zone