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The Pittsburgh Pirates (41-74) will try and turn their eight-game losing streak around today against the Milwaukee Brewers (70-46). Mitch Keller (7.06 ERA) will face lefty Brett Anderson (3.54). First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.
Weather: Sunny, 77 degrees
TV/Radio: AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, 93.7 The Fan
Line: Pirates +184, over/under 9
(Update: 8:39 P.M.) – Starters announced for tomorrow’s double header vs. Milwaukee
Pitching matchups for Saturday
Game 1: Brett Anderson vs. Bryse Wilson
Game 2: Aaron Ashby vs. Mitch Keller
— Alex Stumpf (@AlexJStumpf) August 14, 2021
(Update: 7:09 P.M.) – Pirates vs. Brewers first pitch looks like it will be delayed
I guess this officially makes it a rain delay. Grounds crew is on the ready, home plate is covered.
— Alex Stumpf (@AlexJStumpf) August 13, 2021
(Update: 5:05 P.M.) –
#Marlins have signed OF Dustin Fowler to a minor league contract.
— MiLB-Transactions (@tombaseball29) August 13, 2021
(Update: 3:55 P.M.) –
- Park SS
- Hayes 3B
- Reynolds CF
- Moran 1B
- Stallings C
- Castro 2B
- Polanco RF
- Alford CF
- Keller P
(Update 3:44 p.m)- Bradenton announces changes in the schedule to Saturday and Sunday’s games.
Update (10:55 a.m)- Pirates 3rd round pick Bubba Chandler has been activated and placed on the FCL Pirates Black Squad. Source, FCL Pirates Black Roster.
Update (9:51 a.m)- Pirates line has moved slightly. They are now +184 underdogs.
Update (8:45 a.m.)-
Did you watch the Field of Dreams game between the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees? Regardless of your feelings about either team, it was quite the spectacle.
Is this Heaven? 🥺
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) August 12, 2021
Update (8:11 a.m.)-
**Bryan Reynolds 20th HR yesterday against St. Louis put him in some pretty exclusive company.
No. 20 for B-Rey! pic.twitter.com/P8JZuSmcPK
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) August 12, 2021
Pirates switch-hitters with 20+ HR in a season
– Bobby Bonilla (1988-90)
– Josh Bell (2017, '19)
– Neil Walker (2014)
– Bryan Reynolds (2021)
— Joe Block (@joe_block) August 12, 2021
Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes
- Despite late surge, the Pirates get swept against the Cardinals
- Can Hoy Park be a mainstay for the Pirates?
Pirates Minor League Notes
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