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Your Pittsburgh Pirates (52-91) are back in action Tuesday night, and they will start a three-game tilt against the Cincinnati Reds (75-69). Dillon Peters (3.38 ERA) will get the nod against Wade Miley (2.89 ERA). First pitch is set for 6:35 p.m.
Weather: 82 degrees and partly cloudy
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet
Line: PITT +140 underdogs, O/U is 9 runs
UPDATE (5:53 P.M.)- Pirates Lineup
- Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
- Kevin Newman SS
- Bryan Reynolds CF
- Yoshi Tsutsugo 1B
- Jacob Stallings C
- Anthony Alford LF
- Ben Gamel RF
- Wilmer Difo 2B
- Dillon Peters P
UPDATE (12:50 p.m.) Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun announced his retirement on Twitter Tuesday afternoon. Braun retires after 14 seasons and an NL MVP
Today, more than 14 years after I first took the field as a Milwaukee Brewer, I’ve decided to retire. While it’s impossible to summarize my emotions, what I feel most is one, simple thing – gratitude.
I just wanted to take a moment to say ‘thank you’.
– Ryan Braun pic.twitter.com/pQxuW9qk1z
— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) September 14, 2021
Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes
Pirates Prospects Notes
Monday, several prospect performances needed to be highlighted. One of those prospects was Brennan Malone; John Dreker covered Malone and several other prospect performances in the prospect watch.
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