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Series preview: Buccos look to snap streak vs. Brewers

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Can they do it?

MLB: AUG 04 Pirates at Brewers Photo by Joe Robbins/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Milwaukee Brewers (70-46) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (41-74), August 13-15, 2021

Location: PNC Park, Pittsburgh, PA

TV: AT&T Sports Pittsburgh

Radio: KDKA-AM

Brewers SB Nation Site: Brew Crew Ball


The Pirates look to reverse its fortunes as the Brew Crew come to town.

Here’s a look at what we can expect this weekend:

Projected Starters

Friday, 7:05 p.m. EST

Brett Anderson (4-5, 3.54 ERA) vs. Mitch Keller (3-9, 7.06 ERA)

Saturday, 7:05 p.m. EST

TBD vs. Bryse Wilson (2-5, 4.43 ERA)

Sunday, 1:05 p.m. EST

TBD vs. TBD

Projected Lineups

Brewers

  1. Kolten Wong (2B)
  2. Christian Yelich (LF)
  3. Willy Adames (SS)
  4. Omar Narvaez (C)
  5. Eduardo Escobar (3B)
  6. Rowdy Tellez (1B)
  7. Avisail Garcia (RF)
  8. Jackie Bradley Jr. (CF)
  9. Starting Pitcher

Pirates

  1. Hoy Park (SS)
  2. Ke’Bryan Hayes (3B)
  3. Bryan Reynolds (CF)
  4. Anthony Alford (LF)
  5. Colin Moran (1B)
  6. Jacob Stallings (C)
  7. Gregory Polanco (RF)
  8. Rodolfo Castro (2B)
  9. Starting Pitcher

Two teams going in opposite directions meet at the same spot this weekend to play three baseball games.

The Milwaukee Brewers, winners of four straight and seven of its last 10, became the second team in the National League to reach the 70-win plateau after completing a sweep of the Chicago Cubs.

Meanwhile, the Pittsburgh Pirates are trending in the other direction, dropping its last eight games and winning just one of its last 10.

This is the final series of the season between the two teams and the Brewers have had the Pirates number all season long.

Coming into the weekend, the Brewers are 12-4 against the Buccos.

Can the Pirates get revenge on their division rival this weekend or will these streaks continue?