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.
— Umpire Scorecards (@UmpScorecards) September 29, 2021
PITTSBURGH PIRATES (59-98)
Opponent: Cubs (67-90)
Time: 6:35 PM EST
Pirates Starter: Roansy Contreras (MLB debut)
Opposing Starter: Kyle Hendricks (4.81 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 176 IP)
INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (59-65)
Time: 7:05 PM EST
Indianapolis is the only Pirates minor league team playing today, so the Prospect Watch will go up a little later today
Check back for the link to today’s Prospect Watch.
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) September 29, 2021
#Cubs Lineup 09/29/21
1. Rafael Ortega CF
2. Frank Schwindel 1B
3. Willson Contreras C
4. Ian Happ LF
5. Matt Duffy 3B
6. Nick Martini RF
7. David Bote 2B
8. Sergio Alcantara SS
9. Kyle Hendricks P
Starting Pitcher : Kyle Hendricks
— Daily MLB Lineups (@DailyMLBLineup) September 29, 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.
The Pirates have placed Ke’Bryan Hayes on the 10-day injured list, ending his season with a .257/.316/.373 slash line in 96 games. His injury is listed as general wrist soreness and he likely would have played through it if these last five games mattered in the standings. He ended up with 2.3 WAR, including 1.7 dWAR. Roansy Contreras takes his place on the active roster.