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Scouting report for Saturday, Sept. 16: Pirates at Reds

| Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, 7:45 p.m.

Pirates gameday

at Reds

4:10 p.m.

Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati

TV/radio: AT&T SportsNet/

93.7 FM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network

Probable pitchers

Pirates RHP Ivan Nova(11-13, 4.25)

Reds RHP Sal Romano (4-6, 4.54)

Gamecast: In eight career starts vs. the Reds, Nova is 3-4 with a 4.68 ERA. This year, he is 0-3 with a 7.25 ERA in three starts. … Pirates pitchers have produced 12 shutouts. Only the Indians (19) and Dodgers (14) have more. Last season, the Pirates blanked their opponent five times. … Over his past five outings, Romano is 2-1 with a 2.64 ERA and three quality starts.

Next up

Sunday, 1:10 p.m.: Pirates RHP Gerrit Cole (11-10, 4.04) at Reds RHP Robert Stephenson (4-5, 5.45)

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