San Francisco; Friday, 10:15 p.m. EDT
LINE: Giants -271, Pirates +221; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The San Francisco Giants aim to end their four-game home slide with a win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
San Francisco has a 54-57 record overall and a 29-27 record in home games. The Giants have the ninth-ranked team ERA in the NL at 3.98.
Pittsburgh has a 21-38 record on the road and a 45-67 record overall. The Pirates have gone 30-8 in games when they scored at least five runs.
The matchup Friday is the fourth time these teams square off this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 4-6, .240 batting average, 4.91 ERA, outscored by 13 runs
Pirates: 5-5, .229 batting average, 4.40 ERA, outscored by two runs
INJURIES: Giants: Joey Bart: day-to-day (ankle), Evan Longoria: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Mauricio Llovera: 60-Day IL (hip), Jose Alvarez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Zack Littell: 15-Day IL (oblique), Colton Welker: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Delaplane: 60-Day IL (forearm), Anthony DeSclafani: 60-Day IL (ankle)
Pirates: David Bednar: 15-Day IL (back), Tyler Heineman: 10-Day IL (groin), Dillon Peters: 15-Day IL (elbow), Max Kranick: 60-Day IL (elbow), Canaan Smith-Njigba: 60-Day IL (wrist), Roberto Perez: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Blake Cederlind: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Mears: 60-Day IL (elbow)