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Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers preview/game thread, Monday 9/11, 6:40 CT

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Here’s a game thread for this important game on the Cubs off day.

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Since the Cubs are off today, I thought I’d give all of you a game thread to follow along with the Pirates/Brewers game, which is being played at Miller Park in Milwaukee tonight at 6:40 p.m. CT.

Here are the game particulars.

Steven Brault vs. Brandon Woodruff

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We saw Steven Brault start against the Cubs last week and give up three runs in five innings. Hopefully he’s better tonight.

Brandon Woodruff is making his fifth major-league start. He’s been really good in the other four: 1.52 ERA, 1.099 WHIP.

This doesn’t sound too promising for the Pirates. But, the Bucs are 8-5 against the Brewers this year, though only 2-4 at Miller Park.

Here is the complete MLB.com Mediacenter for today.

MLB.com Gameday (classic mode) (Note: Going forward, I am going to link to the “classic” Gameday here because MLB.com broke the links I used to use to get to their “new” Gameday. If you click on this link, you can then click on “New Gameday” at the bottom of the page to get to the updated version. Note that the “classic” Gameday won’t load until just before game time.)

Baseball-reference.com game preview

SB Nation game preview

This will be the only thread for tonight’s game. Discuss amongst yourselves.