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GameThread No. 125: Houston Astros at Pittsburgh Pirates, Aug 22, 2016 6:05 PM CDT

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Join the conversation as the Astros take on the Pirates.

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Houston Astros (64-60) at Pittsburgh Pirates (62-59), Aug. 22, 2016, 6:10


TV: ROOTSW
Online: MLB.com
Radio: La Nueva 94.1 FM, and KBME 790
Pittsburgh Pirates SB Nation Site: Bucs Dugout

Pitching Matchup


RHP Doug Fister (11-8, 3.76 ERA, 1.31 WHIP) vs. RHP Jameson Taillon (3-2, 3.00 ERA, 1.09 WHIP)

Today's Lineups

HOUSTON ASTROS PITTSBURGH PIRATES
George Springer - RF Josh Harrison - 2B
Alex Bregman - 3B Starling Marte - LF
Jose Altuve - 2B Andrew McCutchen - CF
Carlos Correa - SS Gregory Polanco - RF
A.J. Reed - 1B David Freese - 3B
Teoscar Hernandez - LF Josh Bell - 1B
Jason Castro - C Francisco Cervelli - C
Jake Marisnick - CF Jordy Mercer - SS
Doug Fister - RHP Jameson Taillon - RHP

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