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Probable Pitchers

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Jameson Taillon, RHP
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    Jameson Taillon, last 3 starts
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    Jameson Taillon, last 5 years vs. MIL
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Taillon continued his efficient and impressive rookie season last time out, holding the Astros to two runs on four hits and a walk while striking out a career-high eight over eight innings. His last eight outings have been quality starts.

Jimmy Nelson, RHP
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    Jimmy Nelson, last 3 starts
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    Jimmy Nelson, regular season
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Nelson’s quality start (six innings, two earned runs) against the Rockies on this homestand marked a breakthrough. It snapped a streak of six straight losses in which he didn’t throw a pitch past the sixth inning.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Ivan Nova, RHP
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    Ivan Nova, last 3 starts
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    Ivan Nova, regular season
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    Ivan Nova, last 5 years vs. MIL
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Nova is coming off a 98-pitch complete game against the Astros on Tuesday, when he allowed one run on six hits and struck out six. He's 3-0 with a 3.20 ERA, 18 strikeouts and one walk in four starts since joining the Pirates.

Chase Anderson, RHP
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Anderson has made two appearances since an Aug. 16 scare in Chicago, where he was drilled in the left thigh by a 107-mph Kris Bryant liner. Anderson pitched two relief frames at Seattle, then started and pitched five innings vs. Colorado on Tuesday.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
To Be Announced

Jake Arrieta, RHP
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Arrieta, who improved to 10-2 with a 2.99 ERA on the road after his last outing, will open a homestand at Wrigley Field against the Pirates. This will be his fifth start vs. the Bucs; he's 3-1 with a 2.67 ERA in four games.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
To Be Announced

Kyle Hendricks, RHP
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    Kyle Hendricks, last 3 starts
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    Kyle Hendricks, regular season
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    Kyle Hendricks, last 5 years vs. PIT
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Hendricks is on a roll. He's given up three or fewer earned runs in each of his last 17 starts, dating to May 22. It's the longest streak by a MLB starter this season. He has a 1.70 ERA in that stretch.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
To Be Announced

To Be Announced

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