Originally posted on Raise the Jolly Roger!  |  Last updated 6/1/12

Pirates (25-25) at Brewers (23-28)

8:10 PM EST–Miller Park, Milwaukee

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Dun dun dun. Time for the Brewers and dreaded Miller Park, where the Pirates are an absurd 4-38 in their last 42 games. That is unfathomably awful. You know that, I know that, everybody that follows either of these teams knows that. It has to stop eventually, right?

About the Brewers:

This is not the same Brewers team that the Pirates are used to seeing. They’re under .500 and have been kind of a mess all year. The upstart Pirates SHOULD be able to handle them, especially since they won’t see Milwaukee’s two top starters this weekend. But…it’s Miller Park, and the Brewers might be starting to figure things out. They’re coming off a four game sweep on the road at Los Angeles. On the bright side for the Pirates, the last game of that series took place late last night, meaning the Brewers didn’t get home until about 6AM local time today. Ouch.

Tonight’s starters…

Kevin Correia (1-5, 4.30) vs. Randy Wolf (2-4, 5.73)

This is one of the least-exciting matchups you’ll probably see all year. Correia had a good start last time out, but it was against the Cubs, and he still isn’t striking anybody out. A strong outing tonight would certainly help me feel better about him hanging around in the rotation.

Wolf’s time as a reliable lefty starter may be running out, as he’s been hit quite hard for most of this year. He has been better at home, though, and has the luxury of facing the offensively-challenged Pirates tonight.

Brewers vs. Correia:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS Ryan Braun 25 23 7 1 1 2 5 2 2 .304 .360 .696 1.056 Rickie Weeks 21 19 5 2 0 0 0 2 5 .263 .333 .368 .702 Aramis Ramirez 20 18 6 0 0 1 4 2 1 .333 .400 .500 .900 Corey Hart 13 12 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 .167 .231 .250 .481 Nyjer Morgan 10 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .222 .222 .444 Carlos Gomez 6 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .250 .333 .250 .583 Zack Greinke 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Manny Parra 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000 Shaun Marcum 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 Yovani Gallardo 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Total 104 93 25 5 1 3 10 8 12 .269 .324 .441 .764 Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 6/1/2012.

Pirates vs. Wolf:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS Andrew McCutchen 26 23 4 0 0 0 1 2 3 .174 .231 .174 .405 Garrett Jones 24 21 6 1 0 0 1 3 6 .286 .375 .333 .708 Clint Barmes 22 20 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 .100 .182 .150 .332 Neil Walker 13 13 4 4 0 0 1 0 2 .308 .308 .615 .923 A.J. Burnett 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jose Tabata 10 5 2 0 0 0 1 5 2 .400 .700 .400 1.100 Pedro Alvarez 6 6 3 0 0 2 3 0 3 .500 .500 1.500 2.000 Rod Barajas 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 Josh Harrison 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 Brad Lincoln 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 Casey McGehee 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Total 124 108 23 6 0 2 9 13 24 .213 .301 .324 .625 Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 6/1/2012.

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