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.
Three minor league games on the schedule today, with Greensboro going for the title in the all-or-nothing game five tonight. The two DSL teams will also be in action.
Umpire: Stu Scheurwater
Final: Reds 13, Pirates 1#ATOBTTR // #LetsGoBucs#CINvsPIT // #PITvsCIN pic.twitter.com/h4jtkyghNN
— Umpire Scorecards (@UmpScorecards) September 28, 2021
PITTSBURGH PIRATES (58-98)
Opponent: Cubs (67-89)
Time: 7:05 PM EST
Pirates Starter: Mitch Keller (5.96 ERA, 1.75 WHIP, 93.2 IP)
Opposing Starter: Alec Mills (4.83 ERA, 1.42 WHIP, 110 IP)
GREENSBORO GRASSHOPPERS (2-2)
Time: 7:35 PM EST
Here’s the link to today’s Prospect Watch.
Back at home.#LetsGoBucs pic.twitter.com/s5bScogxVZ
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) September 28, 2021
#Cubs Lineup 09/28/21
1. Rafael Ortega CF
2. Frank Schwindel 1B
3. Ian Happ LF
4. Matt Duffy 3B
5. Nick Martini RF
6. David Bote 2B
7. Sergio Alcantara SS
8. Austin Romine C
9. Alec Mills P
Starting Pitcher : Alec Mills
— Daily MLB Lineups (@DailyMLBLineup) September 28, 2021
NEWS AND RUMORS
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Roansy Contreras will be joining the Pirates tomorrow
The Pittsburgh Pirates call up RHP Roansy Contreras.
He will make his debut tomorrow against Cubs.
This season (AA / AAA):
3-2, 2.64, 58.0 IP, 41 H, 17 ER, 13 BB, 82 SO, WHIP 0.93. pic.twitter.com/5xlHtd0vqZ
— Héctor Gómez (@hgomez27) September 28, 2021
The Pirates made four roster moves ahead of today’s game. Jacob Stallings is back from the concussion injured list and Taylor Davis returns to Indianapolis. Michael Chavis also returned today from his rehab assignment in Indianapolis. To make room on the active roster, Connor Overton was placed on the injured list.