Brewers Look To Keep It Rolling Against Pirates


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The Brewers head back home to Milwaukee on Friday after a 6-0 road trip for their first weekend series at Miller Park. The Brewers (7-2) will take on divisional rival Pittsburgh Pirates (6-3).

Milwaukee has baseball’s best run differential (+22) and own the lowest ERA (1.95) in the bigs as well. They’ve held opponents to just a .205 batting average while their offense is hitting .284 — third-best in the Majors. Everything is going right for Roenicke’s men.

Meanwhile, the Pirates are right behind the Brewers in the NL Central as they are just one game back. After struggling to begin the season, Pedro Alvarez has five home runs in the last six games. Alvarez, coupled with Andrew McCutchen, makes for a dynamic lineup. The

The series starts Friday at 7:10 p.m. CT.

Here are the projected starters.

Game 1

LHP Francisco Liriano (0-1, 3.00 ERA) vs RHP Wily Peralta (0-0, 3.60 ERA)

Game 2

RHP Edinson Volquez (0-0, 1.17 ERA) vs RHP Yovani Gallardo (2-0, 0.00 ERA)

Game 3

RHP Charlie Morton (0-0, 3.75 ERA) vs RHP Kyle Lohse (1-1, 4.50 ERA)