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Scouting report for Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017: Dodgers at Pirates

Jerry DiPaola
| Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Pirates pitcher Trevor Williams throws during the first inning against the Cardinals on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, at PNC Park.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Pirates pitcher Trevor Williams throws during the first inning against the Cardinals on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, at PNC Park.

vs. Dodgers

7:05 p.m., PNC Park


AT&T SportsNet/93.7 FM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network

Probable pitchers

Pirates: RHP Trevor Williams (5-6, 4.71)

Dodgers: LHP Rich Hill (9-4, #.3.54)


Williams, who will make his 20th start of the season, allowed eight runs in three-plus innings Friday night against the St. Louis Cardinals. ... Williams is 0-2 since recording seven scoreless innings Aug. 7 in a 3-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers. ... In his only start against the Dodgers this season, Williams gave up six runs in the first inning of a 12-1 loss at Dodger Stadium.

Next up

Thursday, 4:05 p.m.: Pirates RHP Chad Kuhl (6-8, 4.52) vs. Dodgers LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu (4-6, 3.45)

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