Pittsburgh Pirates (9-20, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (14-17, fourth in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pittsburgh: JT Brubaker (0-0, 4.80 ERA) Milwaukee: Brett Anderson (2-2, 3.52 ERA)
LINE: Brewers 1; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Bryan Reynolds and the Pirates will take on the Brewers Saturday.
The Brewers are 10-11 against teams from the NL Central. Milwaukee ranks last in the National League in hitting with a .212 batting average. Orlando Arcia leads the team with an average of .253.
The Pirates are 8-9 in division games. Pittsburgh has slugged .334, last in the league. Erik Gonzalez leads the team with a .410 slugging percentage, including nine extra-base hits.
TOP PERFORMERS: Keston Hiura leads the Brewers with 28 hits and is batting .231.
Gonzalez leads the Pirates with 13 RBIs and is batting .253.
INJURIES: Brewers: Corey Knebel: (left hamstring), Ray Black: (shoulder), Manny Pina: (knee).
Pirates: Jameson Taillon: (elbow), Joe Musgrove: (triceps), Mitch Keller: (left side), Keone Kela: (forearm), Clay Holmes: (right forearm), Michael Feliz: (right forearm), Kyle Crick: (right shoulder/lat), Nick Burdi: (right elbow), Chris Archer: (neck), Kevin Kramer: (hip), Colin Moran: (concussion), Phillip Evans: (broken jaw/concussion), Luke Maile: (finger).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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