Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Picks and Predictions May 15th 2024

Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Wed, May 15, 13:10 pm.
Milwaukee Brewers
ML: -150
Pittsburgh Pirates
ML: 125

Brewers Banking on Rookie Robert Gasser to Bring the Heat in Showdown with Pirates

As we roll into Wednesday’s big showdown, the Milwaukee Brewers are setting the stage for a game that could go down in the books. The spotlight? It’s on Robert Gasser, the rookie left-hander who’s had everyone talking since his major league debut. Fresh off a killer performance, hopes are high that he’ll bring his A-game again when they face off against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Gasser’s Debut: Nothing Short of Spectacular

Robert Gasser is set to hit the mound with a clean 0.00 ERA, boasting a win already tucked under his belt. Last time out, he left the St. Louis Cardinals wanting, delivering six innings of pure shutout magic. Gasser, who hopped over from the San Diego Padres thanks to the Josh Hader trade, didn’t even flinch at the bone spur issue that delayed his season start. Four strikeouts and only two hits allowed? Talk about making an entrance.

Brewers Flexing Muscle on All Fronts

Last night’s nail-biter ended in a 4-3 victory for the Brewers, squaring the series at 1-1. It wasn’t just the bats doing the talking—Sal Frelick sent a two-run homer out of the park and later, pulled off a catch that probably still has the Pirates shaking their heads. That play alone could be a game-changer. The Pirates’ skipper, Derek Shelton, said it best: “They do not give away outs.” That’s some high praise!

Roster Shuffle: Dealing with the Unexpected

In less cheerful news, the Brewers had to make some moves with Rhys Hoskins hitting the 10-day IL due to a hamstring snag. Stepping in is Owen Miller from Triple-A Nashville, ready to keep the lineup solid without skipping a beat.

On the Other Side: Martin Perez Aims for Redemption

Martin Perez is grabbing the ball for the Pirates, hoping to erase the memory of his last start where he gave up four runs to the Angels. Despite a rocky season, he’s been pretty solid on the road, rocking a 2.38 ERA in away games.

Player Watch: Stars Keeping the Streaks Alive

Keep your eyes peeled for Oneil Cruz from the Pirates, who’s riding an eight-game hitting streak. Over in the Brewers’ camp, catcher William Contreras is on a roll with a 22-game on-base streak. These guys aren’t just playing; they’re making statements.

What’s Next?

With everything set for a classic Brewers vs. Pirates face-off, expect a clash full of strategies, rising stars, and maybe a bit of drama. With Gasser leading the charge for Milwaukee and Perez looking to hold the fort for Pittsburgh, this game could very well set the tone for the rest of their seasons.

This revamped rundown isn’t just the usual pre-game stats and facts—it’s the inside scoop on what’s shaping up to be a game you won’t want to miss.

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Milwaukee Brewers
O 8
Pittsburgh Pirates
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