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Game Thread: Pirates at Cubs, August 2nd

Brett Barnett

Milwaukee Brewers v Pittsburgh Pirates Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

The Pittsburgh Pirates dropped the first two games of the series against the Chicago Cubs, but will look to salvage at least one in the series finale at Wrigley Field Sunday afternoon, which is set to begin at 2:20 ET. Steven Brault will be on the mound to open the game for Pittsburgh, while Chicago will run out veteran Jon Lester.

Here’s the afternoon’s lineups:


1 - Adam Frazier, 2B

2 - Kevin Newman, SS

3 - José Osuna, 1B

4 - Colin Moran, DH

5 - Phillip Evans, LF

6 - Cole Tucker, CF

7 - Guillermo Heredia, RF

8 - Jacob Stallings, C

9 - Erik González, 3B


1 - David Bote, 3B

2 - Anthony Rizzo, 1B

3 - Javier Báez, SS

4 - Willson Contreras, C

5 - Kyle Schwarber, LF

6 - Steven Souza, Jr., RF

7 - Josh Phegley, DH

8 - Nico Hoerner, 2B

9 - Albert Almora, Jr., CF

First pitch: 2:20

Radio: KDKA

TV: AT&T SportsNet