Pirates Game Discussion: Pirates vs Brewers, 4:05 PM; Ponce Leaves Early

The Pittsburgh Pirates (29-52) are at PNC Park for a four-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers (50-33), with game three today at 4:05 PM. The Pirates are sending out Cody Ponce for his second start of the season. He has a 7.88 ERA in eight innings, with six strikeouts and a 2.00 WHIP. The Brewers are countering with left-handed pitcher Eric Lauer, who has a 4.50 ERA in seven starts, with 47 strikeouts and a 1.32 WHIP in 44 innings.

Pirates acquired a first baseman.

Here are the lineups:



Yesterday’s Umpire Scorecard is a major push for roboumps. This is bad

UPDATE: The Pirates announced that Cody Ponce left early due to right arm soreness.