Milwaukee takes on Pittsburgh in division matchup
Milwaukee; Sunday, 2 p.m. EDT
LINE: Brewers favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 10 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Division rivals Milwaukee and Pittsburgh will play on Sunday at Miller Park.
The Brewers are 17-10 against opponents from the NL Central. Milwaukee has hit 112 combined home runs this season, most in the National League. Christian Yelich leads them with 23 homers.
The Pirates are 12-13 in division matchups. Pittsburgh ranks eighth in the league in hitting with a .257 batting average, Melky Cabrera leads the club with an average of .331. The Brewers won the last meeting 5-3. Zach Davies earned his seventh victory and Mike Moustakas went 2-for-4 with a home run and an RBI for Milwaukee. Michael Feliz took his second loss for Pittsburgh.
TOP PERFORMERS: Yelich leads the Brewers with 23 home runs and is batting .337. Moustakas has 13 hits and is batting .293 over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.
LAST 10 GAMES: Brewers: 6-4, .279 batting average, 5.58 ERA, outscored by six runs
Pirates: 4-6, .305 batting average, 5.97 ERA, outscored by seven runs
Pirates Injuries: Trevor Williams: 10-day IL (side), Jameson Taillon: 60-day IL (elbow), Chris Stratton: 10-day IL (side), Edgar Santana: 60-day IL (elbow), Chad Kuhl: 60-day IL (elbow), Keone Kela: 10-day IL (shoulder), Rookie Davis: 10-day IL (finger), Nick Burdi: 60-day IL (biceps), Lonnie Chisenhall: 60-day IL (finger), Erik Gonzalez: 60-day IL (collarbone), Francisco Cervelli: 10-day IL (concussion).