Pirates Game Discussion: Pirates at Braves, 4:10 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (18-26) are on the road for a four-game series against the Atlanta Braves (21-24), with game three starting Saturday afternoon at 4:10 PM. The Pirates are sending out Mitch Keller for his ninth start of the season. He has a 7.16 ERA in 32.2 innings, with 34 strikeouts and a 1.81 WHIP. The Braves are countering with young right-handed pitcher Bryse Wilson, who has a 5.50 ERA in 18 innings over four starts. He has a 1.61 WHIP and 11 strikeouts.

Here are the lineups:



Yesterday’s umpire scorecard rules out the possibility of blaming the umpire for yesterday’s loss. He did a great job and had the odd coincidence of missing one ball high, one low, one to the left and one to the right. The two missed strikes were both borderline and easily forgivable