Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Tigers want to break 3-game skid, take on Pirates

Detroit Tigers (21-33, fourth in AL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (24-28, third in NL Central)

Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

Pitching Probables: Tigers: Tariq Scoble (4-2, 1.84 ERA, .94 whip, 61 strikeouts); Pirates: Jose Quintana (1-2, 2.32 ERA, 1.23 whips, 41 strikeouts)

fanduel sportsbook Line: Tigers-124, Pirates +105; over/under 7 runs

Bottom line: The Detroit Tigers, on a three-game losing streak, play the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Pittsburgh has a 13-15 record at home and a 24-28 record overall. The Pirates have gone 12-20 in games when they have allowed at least one home run.

Detroit has a 21–33 record overall and a 7–18 record in road games. The Tigers have the eighth best team ERA in the Majors at 3.63.

The teams will meet for the third time this season on Tuesday.

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Top Performer: K’Brien Hayes has 13 doubles and two home runs, while .289 runs for the Pirates. Brian Reynolds is 10-for-42 in the last 10 matches with three doubles and three home runs.

Miguel Cabrera is fifth on the Tigers with a .301 batting average, and has six doubles, three home runs, 11 walks and 19 RBIs. Jonathan Shoop is 10-for-38 with home runs and seven RBIs in the last 10 games.

Last 10 games: Pirates: 7-3, .237 batting average, 2.83 ERA, beat opponents by 13 runs

Tigers: 5-5, .210 batting average, 4.09 ERA, 17 runs outscore

Injuries: Pirates: Josh VanMeter: 10-Day IL (finger), Ben Gammel: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Yoshitomo Tsutsugo: 10-Day IL (undated), Heather Hembree: 15-Day IL (right calf), Kevin Newman: 60-day IL (groin), Roberto Perez: 60-day IL (hamstring), Jake Marisnick: 10-day IL (thumb), Greg Allen: 60-day IL (hamstring), Blake Sederlind: 60-day IL (elbow), Nick Mears: 60-day IL (elbow)

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Tigers: Jammer Candelario: DAY (Shoulder), Casey Miz: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Robbie Grossman: 10-Day IL (Neck), Eduardo Rodriguez: 15-Day IL (Ribcage), Victor Reyes: 10- DAY IL (quadricep), Austin Meadows: 10-Day IL (vertigo), Michael Pineda: 15-Day IL (Finger), Tyler Alexander: 15-Day IL (elbow), Kelly Funkhauser: 60-Day IL (Shoulder) , Matt Manning: 10-day IL (shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 60-day IL (elbow), Jake Rogers: 60-day IL (elbow), Jose Cisnero: 60-day IL (shoulder)


The Associated Press produced this story using technology provided by DataScrew and data from Sportradar,

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