ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 6: Manager Clint Hurdle #13 of the Pittsburgh Pirates looks on from the dugout against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on April 6, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
Finally. Let the games begin. The Pirates open the second half looking to change the history of the past twenty years. If you had Drew Sutton opening the second half as the team's leadoff hitter when the season started, buy a lottery ticket.
This is a massively important series for the Brewers as well. They need to figure out what they are going to do at the trade deadline and the next 18 will decide it. Zack Greinke becomes the first pitcher to start three games in a row since 1917.
For the Brew Crew: