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Scouting report for Thursday, Aug. 10: Pirates at Tigers

Rob Biertempfel
| Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, 6:21 p.m.
This image shows Detroit Tigers' Drew VerHagen Sunday Feb. 19, 2017, in Lakeland, Fla. This photo represents the team's roster as of Feb. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)31
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This image shows Detroit Tigers' Drew VerHagen Sunday Feb. 19, 2017, in Lakeland, Fla. This photo represents the team's roster as of Feb. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)31

Pirates gameday

at Tigers

1:10 p.m.

Comerica Park, Detroit

TV/radio: AT&T Sportsnet; 93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM

Probable pitchers

Pirates RHP Gerrit Cole (9-8, 4.00) vs. Tigers RHP Drew VerHagen(0-1, 5.00)

Gamecast: This will be VerHagen's third start in the majors. In his last outing, he went five innings and allowed two runs on four hits, walked two and struck out three vs. the Orioles. … VerHagen added a slider earlier this season while working with Triple-A Toledo pitching coach Jeff Pico. … Cole is 1-1 with a 2.41 ERA in three career starts vs. the Tigers. He is 8-5 in 16 career starts during interleague play.

Next up

Friday, 7:07 p.m.: Pirates RHP Jameson Taillon (6-5, 4.60) at Blue Jays RHP Marcus Stroman (10-5, 3.17)

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