Giants and Pirates meet with series tied 1-1

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Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Pittsburgh Pirates (27-27, second in the NL Central) vs. San Francisco Giants (28-27, third in the NL West)

San Francisco; Wednesday, 3:45 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Mitch Keller (6-1, 3.01 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 85 strikeouts); Giants: Alex Wood (1-0, 3.51 ERA, 1.44 WHIP, 26 strikeouts)

: Giants -125, Pirates +105; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The San Francisco Giants and Pittsburgh Pirates play on Wednesday with the three-game series tied 1-1.

San Francisco is 28-27 overall and 16-12 at home. The Giants are 16-4 in games when they out-hit their opponents.

Pittsburgh is 27-27 overall and 15-14 in road games. The Pirates have gone 17-2 in games when they scored five or more runs.

Wednesday's game is the third time these teams square off this season.


Bryan Reynolds has seven home runs, 16 walks and 33 RBI while hitting .284 for the Pirates. Ji-Hwan Bae is 13-for-37 with four doubles and an RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 7-3, .275 batting average, 2.76 ERA, outscored opponents by 28 runs

Pirates: 3-7, .225 batting average, 5.51 ERA, outscored by 22 runs

INJURIES: Giants: Thairo Estrada: 10-Day IL (wrist), Ross Stripling: 15-Day IL (back), Joey Bart: 10-Day IL (groin), Heliot Ramos: 60-Day IL (oblique), Joc Pederson: 10-Day IL (hand), Roberto Perez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Thomas Szapucki: 60-Day IL (left arm), Luis Gonzalez: 60-Day IL (back)

Pirates: Carlos Santana: day-to-day (lumbar spine), Vince Velasquez: 15-Day IL (elbow), Wil Crowe: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Ji-Man Choi: 60-Day IL (achilles), Oneil Cruz: 60-Day IL (ankle), JT Brubaker: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jarlin Garcia: 60-Day IL (arm), Max Kranick: 60-Day IL (elbow)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.