Pirates Game Discussion: Pirates vs Indians, 4:05 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (24-44) are at PNC Park for a three-game series against the Cleveland Indians (38-29), with game two tonight at 4:05 PM. The Pirates are sending out Wil Crowe for his ninth start of the season. He has a 6.75 ERA in 36 innings, with 36 strikeouts and a 1.61 WHIP. The Indians are countering with right-hander Cal Quantrill, who will make his fourth start. He has also thrown 18 times in relief. He has a 3.11 ERA in 37.2 innings, with 32 strikeouts and a 1.30 WHIP.

Here are the lineups:



If it feels like the Umpire Scorecards show that the umps always favor the opposition, it’s because that happens about 103% of the time according to my calculations. Here’s another.