Gameday: Pirates vs. Brewers, Sept. 11, 2015
Pirates vs. Brewers
TV/radio: Root Sports/ 93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network
Probable pitchers: Brewers RHP Jimmy Nelson (11-11, 3.86) vs. Pirates RHP Charlie Morton (8-7, 4.07)
Saturday, 7:05 p.m.: Brewers RHP Zach Davies (1-0, 3.97) vs. Pirates LHP Jeff Locke (7-10, 4.56)
Sunday, 1:35 p.m.: Brewers RHP Taylor Jungmann (9-6, 2.87) vs. Pirates LHP Francisco Liriano (10-7, 3.28)
did you know?
• In 100 combined career at bats, the current Pirates have never homered against Brewers starter Jimmy Nelson and have hit just .210 against him. Nelson held the Pirates to one run and four hits over seven innings last week in Milwaukee.
• Jung Ho Kang entered Thursday with a team-best 11 home runs since the All-Star break and is tied for second among all NL rookies in home runs in the second half.
stats of the day
199— Player/manager ejections in baseball last season
197—Ejections this season, despite instant replay
he said it …
“What do you have to argue about any more? (Ball-strike) calls are the only thing we have left to tussle about, to whine about, to cry about.”
— Clint Hurdle on instant replay