Milwaukee Brewers (51-33, first in the NL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (29-53, fifth in the NL Central)
Pittsburgh; Sunday, 1:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Freddy Peralta (7-2, 2.17 ERA, .87 WHIP, 122 strikeouts) Pirates: Tyler Anderson (3-8, 4.85 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 72 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pirates +155, Brewers -179; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Avisail Garcia and the Brewers will take on the Pirates Sunday.
The Pirates are 16-24 in home games in 2020. The Pittsburgh offense has compiled a .227 batting average as a team this season, Adam Frazier leads the team with a mark of .321.
The Brewers are 25-15 on the road. Milwaukee’s lineup has 101 home runs this season, Avisail Garcia leads them with 15 homers.
The Brewers won the last meeting 11-2. Eric Lauer secured his third victory and Garcia went 3-for-6 with two doubles and five RBIs for Milwaukee. Cody Ponce took his second loss for Pittsburgh.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bryan Reynolds leads the Pirates with 36 extra base hits and is slugging .537.
Willy Adames leads the Brewers with 68 hits and has 44 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pirates: 3-7, .214 batting average, 5.34 ERA, outscored by 23 runs
Brewers: 10-0, .286 batting average, 2.45 ERA, outscored opponents by 51 runs
INJURIES: Pirates: Jose Soriano: (elbow), Cody Ponce: (arm), Luis Oviedo: (quad), Blake Cederlind: (elbow), Trevor Cahill: (calf), Steven Brault: (lat strain), Ka’ai Tom: (back), Gregory Polanco: (hip), Colin Moran: (wrist), Erik Gonzalez: (side).
Brewers: Justin Topa: (elbow), Dylan File: (elbow), Corbin Burnes: (knee), Brett Anderson: (knee), Lorenzo Cain: (hamstring), Kolten Wong: (calf), Daniel Vogelbach: (hamstring), Travis Shaw: (shoulder), Mark Mathias: (shoulder).
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