The Pittsburgh Pirates (74-74) take on the Kansas City Royals (52-97) for three games at PNC Park, starting Monday night with Joe Musgrove on the mound. Brad Keller gets the start for the Royals. The 23-year-old right-hander has a 3.04 ERA in 127.1 innings, with 87 strikeouts and a 1.30 WHIP. He has allowed one earned run over seven innings in each of his last two starts.
Here are the lineups. Francisco Cervelli was originally in the lineup, but he was later scratched due to flu-like symptoms:
Francisco Cervelli has been removed due to flu-like symptoms https://t.co/QBsdeCBBej
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UPDATE: Pirates announce that Adam Frazier left the game early due to right knee discomfort after fouling a ball off of his knee.
UPDATE: Adam Frazier was removed from tonight's game due to right knee discomfort.
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