The Pittsburgh Pirates (30-38) will take on the Miami Marlins (24-42) for three games on the road this weekend. The Pirates will send out Steven Brault in the series opener for his sixth start of the season. Brault allowed two runs over 6.1 innings in his last start. That followed up two outings in which he gave up just one earned run in 9.1 total innings. The Marlins will counter with 26-year-old right-hander Trevor Richards, who has a 3.31 ERA in 73.1 innings, with 68 strikeouts and a 1.19 WHIP. He has a 3.21 ERA in eight home games, where batters are hitting just .181 against him. Richards has allowed a total of two runs on five hits in his last 19 innings (three starts) combined.
Here are the lineups:
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