A clash of NL Central rivals is on the schedule on Monday, with the Milwaukee Brewers (5-5) hosting the Pittsburgh Pirates (5-4) at 7:40 p.m. ET.
The Brewers will pass the ball to Eric Lauer, and the Pirates will counter with Zach Thompson.
The Brewers won 6-5 in yesterday’s game against the Cardinals. Tyrone Taylor paced Milwaukee in the win, going 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs.
The Pirates won 5-3 against the Nationals yesterday.
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Who are the key players for the Brewers?
- Lauer will head to the mound for the Brewers, his second start of the season.
- He pitched at a 6.23 ERA this season with 10.4 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 4.2 walks per nine in one game.
- Rowdy Tellez hit a team-leading homer and drove in five races.
- Andrew McCutchen’s five RBIs and .282 batting average set the pace for his team.
- Willy Adames has a home run, top in the clubhouse.
- Christian Yelich is batting .200 with three doubles and seven walks.
Who are the key players in the Pirates?
- The Pirates will look to Thompson (0-0) to open the game and make his second start of the season.
- He has a 4.50 ERA and 6.8 strikeouts per nine innings while his opponents are hitting .294 against him in his games this season.
- Michael Chavis had six points for the team lead.
- Ben Gamel is 0.231 with a double, a home run and six walks.
- Ke’Bryan Hayes has amassed a .400 batting average.
- Bryan Reynolds hit a team high with two home runs.
Who is the favorite to win Brewers vs. Pirates?
- Prefer: Brewers (-178)
- Total: 8.5 (Y: -111 You : -109)
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