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Thanks to yesterday’s postponement, the Pittsburgh Pirates (41-74) will play a doubleheader with the Brewers (70-46). Game one will feature Bryse Wilson (4.43 ERA) vs. Brett Anderson (3.54 ERA) First pitch is 2:35 PM

Weather: 81 degrees and partly cloudy

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

Line: Pirates are +184 underdogs with an over under of 7

Game two will feature Mitch Keller (7.06 ERA) vs. Aaron Ashby (13.50 ERA) First pitch is set for 7:05 PM

Line: game two’s line has the Pirates as +178 underdogs with an over/under of 7.

(UPDATE 6:04 p.m)- Shea Spitzbarth have called up Shea Spitzbarth from Indianapolis. He will be the 27th man on the roster.

https://twitter.com/indyindians/status/1426665749045784580

(UPDATE 5:44 p.m)

Game 2 lineup

  1. Hoy Park LF
  2. Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
  3. Bryan Reynolds CF
  4. John Nogowski 1B
  5. Rodolfo Castro 2B
  6. Wilmer Difor RF
  7. Kevin Newman SS
  8. Michael Perez C
  9. Mitch Keller P

(UPDATE 1:04 p.m)- There has been a lineup change, Anthony Alford is out. Hoy Park will play left field and Kevin Newman will be inserted in the 8th spot and play SS.

https://twitter.com/Pirates/status/1426589971406852096

(UPDATE 11:28 a.m)-

Pirates Lineup

  1. Hoy Park SS
  2. Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
  3. Bryan Reynolds CF
  4. Colin Moran 1B
  5. Jacob Stallings C
  6. Rodolfo Castro 2B
  7. Gregory Polanco RF
  8. Anthony Alford LF
  9. Bryse Wilson P

(UPDATE 11:22 a.m)- Jacob Stallings finds himself a top of the defensive runs saved category.

https://twitter.com/Buster_ESPN/status/1426492136397094912

(UPDATE 10:29 a.m)- The betting line has now gone up with game one having the Pirates +184 underdogs. Game two the Pirates are +178 underdogs.

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

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What would it actually take to sign Bryan Reynolds long-term? Danny Demilio has you covered. 

Pirates Prospect News

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