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Sunday, May 29th, your Pittsburgh Pirates (19-25) will go for a series win against the San Diego Padres (29-17) in the series finale. Starting game three for the Pirates will be Roansy Contreras (1-0, 2.13 ERA). Facing Contreras will be another impressive prospect in MacKenzie Gore (3-1 2.06 ERA). First pitch at Petco Park will be at 4:10 p.m. Eastern.
UPDATE (3:38 p.m.) Pirates lineup for Sunday afternoon.
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) May 29, 2022
UPDATE (2:40 p.m.) Let’s wish former Pirate Charlie Hayes a very happy 57th birthday. The father of Ke’Bryan spent part of the 1996 season with your Pirates.
UPDATE (11:06 a.m.) Ke’Bryan Hayes made history last night against Taylor Rodgers
Since ERA became an official stat in 1913, tonight is the only time a hitter with no homers in 150+ AB on the season (Ke'Bryan Hayes, @Pirates) stepped to the plate against a pitcher with a sub-0.50 season ERA in 20.0+ IP (Taylor Rogers) and hit a home run.
— Stats By STATS (@StatsBySTATS) May 29, 2022
Weather: 66 degrees and partly cloudy
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Money Line: PITT +175 underdogs, O/U of 7.5 runs
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