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It’s hard to say from game to game which three will start.
The Pittsburgh Pirates Shareef Miller Jersey , trying to regain a foothold in the National League Central, have settled into a four-man outfield rotation that may not be altogether comfortable.
The three who began the season — left fielder Corey Dickerson, center fielder Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco in right — started Monday in a 1-0 win over Milwaukee, but it’s possible one of them will be replaced in the second game of the series Tuesday at PNC Park with rookie Austin Meadows, who has been strong offensively and defensively since being recalled last month and has played in all three outfield spots.

A lot of the sentiment surrounding the Pirates seems to lean toward Polanco sitting more often than not. He is batting .214 and has had some lapses defensively and on the bases. But the Pirates are steadfast in playing him.

“I’ve had his back through all of this, because I believe he’s a good ballplayer and I believed the swing was going to come back out,” Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. “We’ll see. Time will tell. We can sit here and talk all day about what might happen. He’s going to get the opportunity to go out and hit. It’s going to happen or it’s not going to happen. I believe it’s going to happen.”

Polanco has been better the past two games, going 3 for 4 with a homer Germaine Pratt Jersey , two RBIs and a walk, although he stranded two runners Monday.

“It’s just a battle,” he said. “You’ve got to fight every day. You’ve got to fight. You’ve got to work. No matter how I’m doing I’m going to keep working because I worked so hard in the offseason to get my body ready. Now in the season I don’t want to stop working. I don’t care I am doing; going to keep working every day.”

A turnaround by Polanco concurrent with a Pittsburgh resurgence would certainly help. The Pirates (36-36) vied for the division lead early in the season before a month-long swoon. Monday’s win moved them back to within six games of the first-place Brewers (42-30), who have lost three straight.

Milwaukee will recall right-hander Freddy Peralta (1-0, 3.72 ERA) from Triple-A Colorado Springs and give him his third career start Tuesday, against Pittsburgh righty Jameson Taillon (4-5, 3.94 ERA).

In his earlier recall, Peralta http://www.bengalsauthorizedshops.com/au...ley-jersey , 22, made his major league debut on Mother’s Day, going 5 2/3 scoreless innings against Colorado, giving up one hit and setting a Brewers record for a debut with 13 strikeouts.

In his other start, he got a no-decision.

“It’s still exciting,” Peralta told the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel about his second recall. “I’ve been working hard, trying to get back here. You are fighting all the time to be where you want to be — here.”

Among his three most recent starts for Colorado Springs, Peralta took a no-hitter into the seventh and struck out 11 in six innings.

Brewers manager Craig Counsell was clear that Peralta is not penciled in for anything beyond Tuesday’s start Renell Wren Jersey , but allowed, “He has been on a really good roll. Every line score has looked really good. The evaluations have been really good. So he has earned it.”

Milwaukee third baseman Travis Shaw’s status is unclear. He did not play Monday because of a sore wrist he got Sunday.

Taillon, who is 1-3 with a 3.47 ERA in seven career starts against Milwaukee, has gone 2-5 with a 5.02 ERA over his past 11 starts. He last pitched on Wednesday when he allowed two runs on six hits in seven innings of a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

With all the recent news involving Earl Thomas, we could see a trade sooner rather than later. On Thomas’ Instagram recently, he posted a picture of himself working out, with the caption stating: “if you don’t want me, let’s make a trade happen http://www.bengalsauthorizedshops.com/au...dan-jersey , I understand it’s a bizz.” Once that picture was posted with the caption, the rumors of Thomas getting traded once again spiraled. But this time, it seems certain that Thomas wants out.While in Las Vegas, Thomas told Mark Davis of the Raiders, that he would be interested in playing in Oakland. Now that is two teams that Thomas has openly admit he would play with. On top of that, there have been reports that Thomas will be selling his house in Seattle, and won’t be reporting to training camp, unless they extend him.It’s a messy situation in Seattle Greedy Williams Jersey , but it seems like Thomas is trying to force the Seahawks to make a decision immediately. There were talks between the Cowboys and Seahawks of a trade, but the Seahawks asking price was too much. That has been the biggest issue on trading Thomas, is that the Seahawks are asking for at least a first round draft pick.Quite honestly, they won’t get that. Because not only does the team need to give up a first rounder, but they also need to pay Thomas what he wants. It’s going to be interesting to see where Thomas ends up, but with the recent news, a trade may be in the works a lot sooner than people think.
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