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7/24 Gamethread: Giants vs. Pirates

Kevin Gausman vs. Wil Crowe.

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It’s time for Game 2 in the three-game series between the San Francisco Giants and Pittsburgh Pirates. The Giants lost the season opener, but if you need to feel better, don’t worry: the Los Angeles Dodgers also lost on Friday, in heartbreaking fashion (making it three straight days of that for them), and to a team nearly as bad as the Pirates (the Colorado Rockies).

The Giants are sending their ace to the mound in Kevin Gausman. He’ll be looking to rebound after a tough start against the Dodgers, where he only pitched three innings and still threw 80 pitches.

Pittsburgh is countering with righty Wil Crowe, who offers a lot of opportunity for the Giants: he has a 6.12 ERA, a 6.06 FIP, and has allowed 30 walks and 14 home runs in 60.1 innings.

Programming note: There will not be a recap today.

Game #98

Who: San Francisco Giants (61-36) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (37-60)
Where: Oracle Park, San Francisco, California
When: 6:05 p.m. PT
Regional broadcast: NBC Sports Bay Area (available on fuboTV)
National broadcast: None
Radio: KNBR 680 AM/104.5 FM

Enjoy the baseball, friends.