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.
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)
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,