Houser expected to start for Brewers at Pirates

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August 21, 2020 9:27 AM

Milwaukee Brewers (11-12, second in the NL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (4-17, fifth in the NL Central)

Pittsburgh; Friday, 7:05 p.m. EDT - MLB HUB

PITCHING PROBABLES

Brewers: Adrian Houser (1-1, 3.27 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 18 strikeouts) Pirates: Chad Kuhl (0-1, 3.21 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 18 strikeouts)

LINE

Brewers favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

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BOTTOM LINE

The Milwaukee Brewers visit the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday.

The Pirates went 29-47 in division play in 2019. Pittsburgh hit 163 total home runs and averaged 9.2 hits per game last year.

The Brewers went 45-31 in division play in 2019. Milwaukee averaged 8.4 hits per game last year and totaled 250 home runs as a team.

The teams meet for the third time this season. Milwaukee leads the season series 2-1.

 

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INJURIES

Pirates: Jameson Taillon: (elbow), Joe Musgrove: (triceps), Mitch Keller: (left side), 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).

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