Pirates Game Discussion: Pirates vs Brewers, 1:05 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (29-53) are at PNC Park for a four-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers (51-33), with the series finale today at 1:05 PM. Happy July 4th everyone! The Pirates are sending out Tyler Anderson for his 16th start of the season. He has a 4.75 ERA in 85.1 innings, with 72 strikeouts and a 1.23 WHIP. The Brewers are countering with right-handed pitcher Freddy Peralta, who has a 2.17 ERA in 15 starts, with 122 strikeouts and a 0.87 WHIP in 87 innings.

Good news today about Cody Ponce, who left yesterday’s game early. He was sent down today to Indianapolis and the Pirates recalled Nick Mears. Ponce couldn’t be sent down if he was injured, he would have been placed on the injured list instead.

Here are the lineups:



Umpire Scorecard from yesterday’s game shows a slightly below average game, lots of obvious strike calls missed and overall it favored the Brewers, though that obviously didn’t have a major impact on the outcome