Milwaukee Brewers (11-13, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (5-17, fifth in the NL Central)
Pittsburgh; Saturday, 4:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Josh Lindblom (1-0, 6.62 ERA, 1.53 WHIP, 28 strikeouts) Pirates: Derek Holland (0-1, 7.36 ERA, 1.42 WHIP, 18 strikeouts)
LINE: Brewers favoured by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Pirates take on the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.
The Pirates went 29-47 in division play in 2019. Pittsburgh averaged 9.2 hits per game last season and totalled 163 home runs as a team.
The Brewers went 45-31 in division games in 2019. Milwaukee pitchers had an ERA of 4.40 last year with a staff WHIP of 1.33.
The teams meet for the fourth time this season. The season series is tied 2-2.
INJURIES: 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), Phillip Evans: (broken jaw/concussion), Luke Maile: (finger).
Brewers: Corey Knebel: (left hamstring), Justin Grimm: (hand), Ray Black: (shoulder).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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