San Francisco Giants (22-14, first in NL West) versus Pittsburgh Pirates (15-21, fifth in NL Central)
Pittsburgh; Thursday, 6:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Anthony DeSclafani (2-1, 2.40 ERA, .94 WHIP, 36 strikeouts) Pirates: Wil Crowe (0-1, 4.02 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 12 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pirates +139, Giants -160; Over / Under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Brandon Belt and the Giants take on the Pirates on Thursday.
The Pirates are 6-9 in home games in 2020. Pittsburgh beat .345, most recently in the MLB. Colin Moran leads the club with a slugging percentage of 0.468, including 11 extra base hits and four home runs.
The giants left home 8-10. San Francisco has completed 47 home races this season, the fifth in the MLB. Brandon Belt leads them at eight, averaging every 12.4 for bats.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bryan Reynolds is third with the Pirates with three homers and beats .287.
Belt leads the Giants with eight home runs and beats .232.
LAST 10 MATCHES: Pirates: 3-7, .217 batting average, 4.03 ERA, exceeded by 19 runs
Giants: 6-4, .228 batting average, 4.41 ERA, outperformed opponents by eight runs
INJURIES: Pirates: Jose Soriano: (elbow), Chad Kuhl: (right shoulder), Austin Davis: (elbow), Kyle Crick: (not disclosed), Blake Cederlind: (elbow), Steven Brault: (lat.load) , Phillip Evans: (hamstring), Colin Moran: (left groin), Ke’Bryan Hayes: (wrist).
Giants: Aaron Sanchez: (biceps), Dedniel Nunez: (elbow), Reyes Moronta: (right flexor), John Brebbia: (elbow), Tyler Beede: (elbow), LaMonte Wade Jr .: (oblique), Alex Dickerson: (Shoulder), Jaylin Davis: (left knee), Donovan Solano: (calf), Tommy La Stella: (thigh).
The Associated Press created this story using Sportradar technology and data provided by Data Skrive.
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