Daily Pirates Discussion: September 6, 2021; Pirates Claim a Pitcher

The old Pirates Game Discussion on No Quarter is now a Daily Pirates Discussion. We will update the article throughout the day with game notes, links to Pittsburgh Baseball Network stories, and any news for the day.

Hope everyone is having a good Labor Day weekend. Get ready for some early afternoon baseball from PNC Park.

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TODAY’S GAMES

PITTSBURGH PIRATES (48-89)

Opponent: Tigers (65-73)

Time: 1:35 PM EST

Pirates Starter: Bryse Wilson (4.61 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 56.2 IP)

Opposing Starter: Tarik Skubal (4.26 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 133 IP)

The full-season minor league teams are off today. The Prospect Watch will be posted as soon as the short-season teams wrap up action this afternoon.

Here’s the link to today’s Prospect Watch.

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NEWS AND RUMORS

Follow along throughout the day as we provide updates and commentary on the daily Pirates news, along with links to stories around Pittsburgh Baseball Network.

Pirates recalled pitcher Cody Ponce prior to today’s game. Phillip Evans has been optioned to Indianapolis.

The Pirates claimed 28-year-old right-handed pitcher Connor Overton from the Toronto Blue Jays this afternoon.

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