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Pittsburgh Pirates (2-7) at Minnesota Twins (7-2)
Tuesday, August 4th, 2:10 PM EDT
The Twins and the Pirates have been exactly who we thought they would be ahead of this Tuesday matchup, as Pittsburgh have been one of the worst teams in the National League while Minnesota has the looks of a contender in the American League after losing just two of their first nine games. The pitching matchup also favors Minnesota despite what the ERA indicates. Jose Berrios has a great chance for a bounce-back performance against the Pirates' underperforming lineup, while Joe Musgrove will get the ball for Pittsburgh. Musgrove has racked up 15 strikeouts, but he has allowed four home runs already. That's not a good sign considering the Twins are stacked up with more power from top to bottom.
Akil Baddoo - Out - Elbow
5/25 1:32 PM EST - Baddoo will have reconstructive elbow surgery and the hope is that he is ready for spring training in 2020, Dan Hayes of The Athletic reports. He suffered a left elbow strain earlier in the month, and unfortunately his 2019 season will largely amount to a lost year. Baddoo's dynasty stock had been trending down before the injury, as he was hitting .214/.290/.393 with four home runs, six steals and a 29.8 percent strikeout rate in 29 games with High-A Fort Myers. His stock won't rebound until