Thomson ReutersSeptember 24, 2013 13:49
LHP Chris Rusin (2-5, 3.52 ERA) makes his 13th start and sixth at home in Tuesday's middle game against Pittsburgh. He suffered the loss in the Cubs 7-0 setback Sept. 18 at Milwaukee, allowing a career high-tying six runs on four hits in four innings. Rusin is 1-1 all-time against the Pirates with a 2.65 ERA and is 0-1 in one start so far this season. Rusin made 19 appearances (18 starts) at Triple-A Iowa, going 8-7 with a complete game shutout, a 3.35 ERA and 69 strikeouts.