By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pirates announced today ahead of their doubleheader with the Mets that they have recalled pitcher Max Kranick.

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Kranick has started one game for the Pirates, a 7-2 victory over the Cardinals on June 27 when he threw a no-hitter over five innings.

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The team also announced that Kranick will start the second game of a doubleheader against the Mets.

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The second game is a makeup of Thursday’s game which was postponed due to rain.