PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates take a 1-0 lead into the latest game of the series against the New York Yankees.
Pittsburgh has a 33-47 record overall and a 20-22 record in home games. The Pirates have a 17-33 record in games when they have given up at least one home run.
New York is 58-23 overall and 24-14 on the road. The Yankees have the fourth-best team slugging percentage in MLB play at .430.
Wednesday’s game is the second time these teams match up this season.
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TOP PERFORMERS: Bryan Reynolds has nine doubles, three triples and 15 home runs while hitting .256 for the Pirates. Daniel Vogelbach is 10-for-27 with a double and three home runs over the last 10 games.
Aaron Judge has 12 doubles and 29 home runs while hitting .281 for the Yankees. Giancarlo Stanton is 7-for-34 with four home runs over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pirates: 4-6, .233 batting average, 5.86 ERA, outscored by 17 runs
Yankees: 6-4, .194 batting average, 2.86 ERA, outscored opponents by 15 runs
INJURIES: Pirates: Yerry De Los Santos: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Max Kranick: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jake Marisnick: 60-Day IL (thumb), Dillon Peters: 15-Day IL (back), Canaan Smith-Njigba: 60-Day IL (wrist), Kevin Newman: 60-Day IL (groin), Roberto Perez: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Greg Allen: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Blake Cederlind: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Mears: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Yankees: Anthony Rizzo: day-to-day (back), Ron Marinaccio: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Jonathan Loaisiga: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Chad Green: 60-Day IL (elbow), Ben Rortvedt: 60-Day IL (oblique), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Domingo German: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)
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