Austin Romine

Austin Romine

Height/Weight: 6' 1"/216 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Lake Forest, California
College: None
Draft: 2007 2nd round by the
  • The Canadian Press

    Pirates look to end 3-game slide against Cubs

    Pittsburgh Pirates (13-19, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (17-16, third in the NL Central) Chicago; Sunday, 2:20 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Tyler Anderson (2-3, 3.24 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 31 strikeouts) Cubs: Kyle Hendricks (2-3, 6.07 ERA, 1.62 WHIP, 27 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Cubs -178, Pirates +154; over/under is 6 runs BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh enters the game as losers of their last three games. The Cubs are 9-11 against the rest of their division. Chicago is slugging .398 as a unit. Kris Bryant leads the team with a .643 slugging percentage, including 21 extra-base hits and nine home runs. The Pirates are 5-12 against teams from the NL Central. Pittsburgh has slugged .345, last in the MLB. Colin Moran leads the club with a .468 slugging percentage, including 11 extra-base hits and four home runs. The Cubs won the last meeting 3-2. Keegan Thompson earned his first victory and Willson Contreras went 1-for-2 with an RBI for Chicago. Sam Howard registered his second loss for Pittsburgh. TOP PERFORMERS: Bryant ranks second on the Cubs with 22 RBIs and is batting .304. Bryan Reynolds is second on the Pirates with 14 RBIs and is batting .278. LAST 10 GAMES: Cubs: 7-3, .266 batting average, 4.40 ERA, outscored opponents by four runs Pirates: 2-8, .218 batting average, 3.98 ERA, outscored by 21 runs INJURIES: Cubs: Dan Winkler: (triceps), Rowan Wick: (oblique), Shelby Miller: (back), Trevor Megill: (forearm), Jonathan Holder: (shoulder), Jake Arrieta: (thumb), Ian Happ: (rib), Nico Hoerner: (forearm), Javier Baez: (back), Austin Romine: (left wrist). Pirates: Jose Soriano: (elbow), Chad Kuhl: (right shoulder), Austin Davis: (elbow), Blake Cederlind: (elbow), Steven Brault: (lat strain), Gregory Polanco: (undisclosed), Hunter Owen: (hand), Colin Moran: (left groin), Ke'Bryan Hayes: (wrist). ___ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar. The Associated Press

  • Beth Mowins becomes first woman to call Cubs regular-season game
    Yahoo Sports

    Beth Mowins becomes first woman to call Cubs regular-season game

    Beth Mowins joined Jim Deshaies in the booth for the Cubs' matchup with the Pirates on Saturday afternoon.


    CG: PIT@CHC - 5/8/21

    Condensed Game: Trevor Williams struck out six and Matt Duffy hit a late go-ahead single to lead the Cubs to a 3-2 victory over the Pirates