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Pirates turn to Zach Thompson to take the series from Brewers

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Pittsburgh Pirates has a chance to win a four-game series against the Millwalky Brewers visiting on Sunday after winning two of the first three contests.

That may seem surprising given that Pittsburgh lost 5 of the 6 games he participated in the series and had to keep waiting for Seesaw's victory at the series opener on Thursday. Hmm.

Needless to say, Pirates have to shed a lot of tears to reach .500.

However, Saturday's 7-4 victory was the fourth time Pirates had won following a double-digit defeat.

"It's hard to say exactly the resilience of this team," Pittsburgh's first baseman Michael Chavis, who hit a two-run home run on Saturday, told AT {. 65} TSportsnet. "But we talked about it after the night of the game (Friday), and said we were going to flash and reset it."

Pirates did, and , Against a team that is fiercely competing with St. Louis for the top spot in National League Central.

"The night (Friday) wasn't a beautiful night. They quickly bounced back and chased a good club. I give them a lot of credit," said Derek Shelton, manager of Pittsburgh. Said.

The brewery has been hit by a lot of attacks, even though it needs to win on Sunday to save the series tie.

They are 3-2 on road trips and 40 runs in 5 games.

"I think we're doing a good job," said Craig Counsel, Milwaukee's manager. "I don't think it makes any sense (Sunday). I have to keep doing a good job." At the finale of the

series, Milwaukee's right-handed Brandon Woodruff (6-3, 4.44 ERA) will face Pittsburgh's right-handed Zack Thompson (3-5, 4.47 ERA).

Woodruff will unload jewels at Tampa Bay on Tuesday. During this victory, he abandoned one run and two hits in five innings, without ten strikeouts and walks.

This is the fifth career game with more than 10 strikeouts and no walks, after two all-stars have tweaked the delivery.

"I have a certain attitude and a certain rhythm (when things are going well), and all kinds are mixed," Woodruff said. "So you can move the ball on time."

Woodruff was 5-2, 4.11 in 12 career games (10 starts) with Pittsburgh. I am recording ERA. He started 2 times against Pirates this season, scoring 1-0 at 3.60 ERA.

Thompson is eligible to leave IL on Sunday after dealing with inflammation of the right forearm nerve, Shelton takes the mound on Sunday after the match on Saturday, and Thompson takes the mound on Sunday to the upcoming starter Jose Kintana. Confirmed to replace.

At the recent start against San Francisco on June 17, Thompson lost when he gave up two home runs and four 41/3 innings. He also posted two strikeouts and five best walks of the season.

He has completed 6 runs in Solohomer, all in the last 4 starts. He has 2.70 ERA in 20 innings on that stretch.

Thompson faced Milwaukee once in his career. On April 18, he was defeated in 4 innings with 6 runs and 6 hits, 5 strikeouts and 4 walks.

– Field-level media