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.
— Umpire Scorecards (@UmpScorecards) September 6, 2021
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.
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) September 6, 2021
#Tigers Lineup 09/06/21
1. Akil Baddoo LF
2. Jonathan Schoop 1B
3. Robbie Grossman RF
4. Jeimer Candelario 3B
5. Eric Haase C
6. Niko Goodrum SS
7. Willi Castro 2B
8. Derek Hill CF
9. Tarik Skubal P
Starting Pitcher : Tarik Skubal
— Daily MLB Lineups (@DailyMLBLineup) September 6, 2021
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.