The Pittsburgh Pirates (63-62) take on the Atlanta Braves (68-55) in the first game of a three-game series at PNC Park on Monday night. Chris Archer will make his fourth start for the Pirates, while the Braves are going with right-hander Bryse Wilson making his Major League debut. Kevin Newman is making his first MLB start as well.
Here are the lineups:
Here's our lineup for tonight, presented by Honda.#LetsGoBucs
— Pirates (@Pirates) August 20, 2018
— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) August 20, 2018
UPDATE: Pirates announced that Chris Archer left the game early as a precaution due to left leg discomfort. The discomfort reportedly happened while he was batting. He was up to 76 pitches through four innings, so he probably didn’t have much longer left.