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    The Milwaukee Brewers (58-51) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (48-59) square off on Thursday to begin a four-game series, with the first pitch at 7:15 PM ET at American Family Field. Adrian Houser starts for Milwaukee, and Mitch Keller is Pittsburgh’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Brewers vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Thursday, August 3, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:15 PM ET
    • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • Stadium: American Family Field
    Brewers vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Brewers -128 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Brewers vs. the Pirates?

    • TV Channel: FOX

    Brewers Stats & Trends

    Brewers Batting

    • The Brewers average one home run per game to rank 22nd in MLB play with 113 total home runs.
    • Milwaukee’s .232 batting average ranks 27th in MLB.
    • The Brewers are 25th in MLB with a .311 on-base percentage.
    • Milwaukee strikes out nine times per game to rank 22nd in baseball.
    • The Brewers have hit 62 homers at home this season (1.2 per game).
    • Milwaukee is slugging .396 with 2.7 extra-base hits per game in home contests.
    • The team is batting .233 with 394 hits (7.4 per game) at home this season.

    Brewers Key Batters

    • Christian Yelich leads Milwaukee with 115 hits and an OBP of .369, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .480. He’s batting .286.
    • Among the qualified batters in the majors, his batting average ranks 13th, his on-base percentage ranks 21st, and he is 34th in slugging.
    • Carlos Santana has 25 doubles, 13 home runs and 47 walks. He’s batting .228 and slugging .404 with an on-base percentage of .314.
    • He is 125th in batting average, 102nd in on-base percentage and 100th in slugging among qualifying batters.
    • William Contreras is batting .275 with a .449 slugging percentage and 45 RBI this year.
    • Willy Adames is batting .204 with a .288 OBP and 48 RBI for Milwaukee this season.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates have hit 101 homers this season, which ranks 25th in the league.
    • Pittsburgh ranks 23rd in MLB with a .236 team batting average.
    • The Pirates have an OBP of .312 this season, which ranks 24th in MLB.
    • Pittsburgh ranks 16th with an average of 8.8 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 61 homers, an average of 1.2 per game, in 53 road contests this season.
    • In 53 road games this season, it is slugging .396 with 166 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 53 road games this season, they have a batting average of .230 while averaging 7.8 base hits per contest.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Bryan Reynolds has a .436 slugging percentage, which leads the Pirates. He’s batting .262 with an on-base percentage of .325.
    • Including all the qualified players in the big leagues, his batting average is 59th, his on-base percentage ranks 82nd, and he is 67th in slugging.
    • Reynolds takes a six-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last 10 games he is batting .318 with three home runs, a walk and five RBI.
    • Andrew McCutchen has a .384 OBP to pace his team. He has a batting average of .263 while slugging .405.
    • He is currently 55th in batting average, ninth in on-base percentage and 97th in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters.
    • Jack Suwinski paces the Pirates with 64 hits.
    • Ke’Bryan Hayes is hitting .248 with 16 doubles, five triples, five home runs and 16 walks.

    Brewers vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Adrian Houser (MIL) Pitcher Mitch Keller (PIT)
    3 – 3 W/L 9 – 7
    67 IP 133.2
    4.43 ERA 3.97
    1.567 WHIP 1.219
    7 K/9 9.8
    3.1 BB/9 2.7

    Brewers vs. Pirates Injury Updates

    • Brewers: Rowdy Tellez: 10 Day IL (Forearm), Jesse Winker: 10 Day IL (Back), Brian Anderson: 10 Day IL (Back), Eric Lauer: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Julio Teheran: 15 Day IL (Hip), Justin Wilson: 15 Day IL (Lat), Brandon Woodruff: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Bennett Sousa: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Darin Ruf: 60 Day IL (Knee), Garrett Mitchell: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Aaron Ashby: 60 Day IL (Labrum), Sal Frelick: day-to-day (Undisclosed)
    • Pirates: Ji-Hwan Bae: 10 Day IL (Ankle), Vince Velásquez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Oneil Cruz: 60 Day IL (Ankle), Tucupita Marcano: 60 Day IL (Knee), Jarlin García: 60 Day IL (Arm), Max Kranick: 60 Day IL (Elbow), JT Brubaker: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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