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After a dominant performance from Mitch Keller Friday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates (43-79) will try and secure a series victory against the St. Louis Cardinals (62-59). The Buccos will send Dillon Peters (1.93 ERA) against the former Pirates J.A. Happ. (6.03 ERA)

Weather: 84 degrees with a 30% chance of rain and thunder

TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 93.7 The Fan

Line: Pirates are +176 underdogs with an O/U of 9

UPDATE (2:49 p.m) Lineup 

  1. Ben Gamel LF
  2. Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
  3. Bryan Reynolds CF
  4. Yoshi Tsutsugo 1B
  5. Jacob Stallings C
  6. Rodolfo Castro 2B
  7. Gregory Polanco RF
  8. Kevin Newman SS
  9. Dillon Peters P

UPDATE (11:10 a.m)- O’Neil Cruz goes 3-5 in his return from the IL. He also knocked in 3 runs in the Altoona Curves blow out win aginst the Somerset Patriots

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

It’s still too soon to give up on Mitch Keller.

Trying to make sense of the Pirates payroll.

Keller dominates the redbirds snapping a 5-game losing streak.

Pirates Prospects Notes

The esteemed John Dreker drew the assignment of covering all of the Pirates minor league affiliates yesterday. O’Neil Cruz made his return, and a whole lot of other things happened on the prospect watch!

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