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— Umpire Scorecards (@UmpScorecards) August 23, 2021
PITTSBURGH PIRATES (44-80)
Opponent: vs Diamondbacks (42-83)
Time: 7:05 PM EST
Pirates Starter: Wil Crowe (5.23 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, 84.1 IP)
Opposing Starter: Humberto Mejia (season debut)
The minor leagues were off except the DSL. Recaps are below.
Here’s the link to today’s Prospect Watch.
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) August 23, 2021
#Diamondbacks Lineup 08/23/21
1. Josh Rojas 2B
2. Ketel Marte CF
3. Asdrubal Cabrera 3B
4. Carson Kelly C
5. David Peralta LF
6. Christian Walker 1B
7. Daulton Varsho RF
8. Nick Ahmed SS
9. Humberto Mejia P
Starting Pitcher : Humberto Mejia
— Daily MLB Lineups (@DailyMLBLineup) August 23, 2021
NEWS AND RUMORS
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Some roster moves to be made today
Derek Shelton says the Pirates are activating Michael Chavis and Anthony Alford today
— Mike Persak (@MikeDPersak) August 23, 2021
The Pirates announced that Chavis and Alford are replacing Hoy Park and Rodolfo Castro on the active roster. Hoy hit .200/.250/.317 in 18 games with the Pirates. Castro was hitting .198/.258/.395 in 31 games. He’s going back to Altoona. Hoy is headed to Indianapolis.