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Bryan Reynolds went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in Monday's 9-0 loss to the Cubs.

Fantasy Impact: The 27-year-old is in the midst of a 0-for-18 slump, as his average sits at .202 on the season.

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Dillon Peters allowed five runs on four hits and a walk while recording two outs in the first inning during Monday's 9-0 loss to the Cubs.

Fantasy Impact: Peters (3-2) failed to make it out of the first inning Monday as Chicago put up eight runs in the opening frame. It was the second appearance in the past three that Peters allowed at least four earned runs. The left-hander has a 3.98 ERA in 20 1/3 innings this season.

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David Bednar allowed no runs in an inning of work to close out Sunday's 1-0 win over the Reds.

Fantasy Impact: Bednar earned his third save of the week to bring his season total to seven. The 27-year-old has only allowed two runs and eight hits this season, posting a 1.00 ERA.

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Chris Stratton allowed no runs on a hit and a walk while striking out a batter in an inning of work during Sunday's 1-0 win over the Reds.

Fantasy Impact: Stratton relieved Quintana in the eighth and earned the win as the Pirates subsequently score the game's lone run in the bottom of the inning. The 31-year-old is 2-1 with a 5.40 ERA.

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Jose Quintana allowed no runs on three hits and a walk while striking out five in seven innings pitched during Sunday's 1-0 win over the Reds.

Fantasy Impact: Quintana (1-1) was stellar once again Sunday, extending his scoreless inning streak to 13. While Pittsburgh's offense was non-existent Sunday, a series of walks allowed the Pirates to score the only run of the game. The 33-year-old will take a 2.19 ERA into next week's scheduled start against the Cardinals.

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Rodolfo Castro went 2-for-3 with a run scored during Saturday's 3-1 win over the Reds.

Fantasy Impact: Castro was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis for the weekend series against the Reds. In his first three big league games this season, Castro is 3-for-10 with three strikeouts.

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Daniel Vogelbach went 1-for-1 with a solo home run and two walks in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Reds.

Fantasy Impact: Vogelbach went yard in the fourth to give Pittsburgh a three-run advantage. It was the sixth homer for the 29-year-old, who is batting .265 with 13 RBI this season.

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Zach Thompson allowed no runs on a hit and three walks while striking out three across six innings during Saturday's 3-1 win over the Reds.

Fantasy Impact: Thompson (2-3) put together his second-straight start of scoreless baseball, allowing only three hits in 11 innings pitched against Cincinnati over the past week. The 28-year-old will take a 5.47 ERA into next week's scheduled start versus St. Louis.

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Ke'Bryan Hayes went 1-for-2 with a RBI double and two walks in Friday's 8-2 loss versus the Reds.

Fantasy Impact: Hayes' doubled in his eighth RBI of the year to tie the game at two Friday evening, though that would be the last time Pittsburgh scored. The third baseman is batting .306 this season.

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Ben Gamel went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a strikeout during Friday's 8-2 loss versus the Reds.

Fantasy Impact: The outfielder led off the bottom of the first with a bomb to right field, his third of the year. Gamel has been on fire in the month of May, batting .419 with two home runs and eight RBI from atop Pittsburgh's lineup.

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Mitch Keller allowed five earned runs on five hits and two walks while striking out a pair across 4 2/3 innings during Friday's 8-2 loss to the Reds.

Fantasy Impact: In his second-straight start against Cincinnati, Keller (0-5) posted a similar stat line, allowing five runs without getting through the fifth. The 26-year-old will take a 6.61 ERA into Wrigley Field for next week's scheduled start.

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As announced by the team, Jake Marisnick has been placed on the 10-day IL. (Source: Pittsburgh Pirates on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Marisnick suffered an initial injury to his left thumb and underwent surgery Thursday to correct the issue with the hand along with damage to his ulnar collateral ligament. Four to six weeks is the project timeframe for recovery before returning to baseball activities.

Category: Injury Updates


JT Brubaker allowed two runs on four hits and two walks while striking out three across five innings during Thursday's 4-0 loss against the Reds.

Fantasy Impact: Runs in the second and fourth were all that the 28-year-old allowed Thursday evening. Despite a solid outing, Pittsburgh's offense was shutout, leaving Brubaker (0-3) with the loss. He is scheduled to pitch early next week as the Pirates take on the Cubs.

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Josh VanMeter went 2-for-3 with a triple, a two-run home run, a walk and two runs scored in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Dodgers.

Fantasy Impact: VanMeter sent a ball over the right-field wall in the sixth to extend Pittsburgh's lead to three runs. It was the second home run of the year for the 27-year-old, who is batting .184 with four RBI.

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Jack Suwinski went 2-for-3 with a solo home run, a double and a walk in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Dodgers.

Fantasy Impact: Suwinski led-off the sixth inning with his second big-league homer to give the Pirates a one-run advantage. The 23-year-old has now hit safely in four of his last five, owning a .238 batting average along with five RBI this season.

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Wil Crowe allowed no runs on no hits and two walks while striking out a batter across 2/3 innings pitched during Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Dodgers.

Fantasy Impact: Crowe inherited a runner on third with one-out in the top of the seventh and began his relief appearance by walking two straight to load the bases. Two outs quickly followed and the 27-year-old ended up with his second win of the year. Crowe has a 2.25 ERA in 20 IP this season.

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Michael Chavis went 1-for-1 with a double and run scored during Tuesday's 11-1 loss to the Dodgers.

Fantasy Impact: Chavis came around to score the lone run for Pittsburgh in the eighth, following a pinch-hit one-out double. The 26-year-old is batting .270 with three home runs and 13 RBI this season.

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Bryse Wilson allowed six earned runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out four across 2 2/3 innings during Tuesday's 11-1 loss to the Dodgers.

Fantasy Impact: In his shortest outing of the season, Wilson failed to make it through three innings against the National League's best team. 2022 has been a mix of starts and relief appearances for the 24-year-old, who is now 0-2 with a 5.82 ERA.

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Announced by the team on Sunday, Roberto Perez has been placed on the 10-day IL. (Source: Pittsburgh Pirates on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Perez suffered a strain to his left hamstring, resulting in the two-time Gold Glove backstop being placed on the injured list. In 21 games this season, Perez is batting .233 with two homeruns and 8 RBI.

Category: Injury Updates


Michael Perez went 1-for-4 with a solo home run during Monday's 5-1 win over the Dodgers.

Fantasy Impact: Perez sent a seventh-inning pitch over the center field wall to double Pittsburgh's lead. It was the 29-year-old's second home run in two 2022 games with the Pirates after being called up from Triple-A following an injury to Roberto Perez.

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