Pittsburgh Pirates (48-79, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (67-59, second in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Monday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: TBD; Brewers: Corbin Burnes (9-6, 2.84 ERA, .97 WHIP, 190 strikeouts)
BOTTOM LINE: The Milwaukee Brewers start a three-game series at home against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday.
Milwaukee is 67-59 overall and 33-25 at home. The Brewers rank third in the majors with 178 total home runs, averaging 1.4 per game.
Pittsburgh is 48-79 overall and 22-43 in road games. The Pirates are 33-10 in games when they scored five or more runs.
The matchup Monday is the 17th time these teams square off this season. The Brewers hold a 9-7 advantage in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Rowdy Tellez has 21 doubles and 27 home runs for the Brewers. Willy Adames is 12-for-40 with three doubles, three home runs and nine RBI over the last 10 games.
Bryan Reynolds leads the Pirates with 21 home runs while slugging .459. Kevin Newman is 11-for-36 with two doubles, a home run and three RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Brewers: 5-5, .233 batting average, 4.85 ERA, even run differential
Pirates: 3-7, .226 batting average, 5.22 ERA, outscored by 28 runs
INJURIES: Brewers: Jonathan Davis: 10-Day IL (elbow), Alex Jackson: 60-Day IL (wrist), Michael Brosseau: 10-Day IL (oblique), Aaron Ashby: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Trevor Rosenthal: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Trevor Gott: 15-Day IL (forearm), Jandel Gustave: 15-Day IL (forearm), Miguel Sanchez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Luis Perdomo: 15-Day IL (elbow)
Pirates: Colin Holderman: day-to-day (shoulder), Yerry De Los Santos: 60-Day IL (lat), David Bednar: 15-Day IL (back), Dillon Peters: 15-Day IL (elbow), Max Kranick: 60-Day IL (elbow), Canaan Smith-Njigba: 60-Day IL (wrist), Roberto Perez: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Blake Cederlind: 60-Day IL (elbow)
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