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How to Watch Pirates vs. Tigers Live: Streaming Online, TV Options, Game Info

PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 05: Jack Suwinski #65, Bryan Reynolds #10 and Cal Mitchell #31 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrate after defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-0 during the game at PNC Park on May 5, 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

At PNC Park on Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Pirates (24-29) take on the Detroit Tigers (22-33), with first pitch at 12:35 PM ET. The starting pitchers are Mitch Keller (2-5) for the Pirates, and Tarik Skubal (5-2) for the Tigers.

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Pirates vs. Tigers Team Stats

Pirates Hitting

  • Ke’Bryan Hayes has a .376 on-base percentage and a .393 slugging percentage, both team-best averages for the Pirates. He’s hitting .290 with 13 doubles, two home runs and 24 walks.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB play, Hayes ranks 25th in batting average, 19th in on-base percentage, and 103rd in slugging.
  • Hayes has safely hit in two straight games. During his last five outings he is batting .263 with a double, a home run, three walks and four RBI.
  • Bryan Reynolds has racked up 42 hits to pace his team, and has seven doubles, a triple, eight home runs and 23 walks while batting .221.
  • Among qualified hitters, Reynolds ranks 129th in batting average, 109th in on-base percentage, and 99th in slugging.
  • Michael Chavis is batting .272 with six doubles, two triples, five home runs and seven walks.
  • Daniel Vogelbach has five doubles, a triple, six home runs and 16 walks while hitting .242.

Pirates Pitching

  • The Pirates strike out 8.2 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 21st in MLB.
  • The Pirates have the 24th-ranked ERA (4.36) in the majors this season.
  • Pirates pitchers have a 1.370 WHIP this season, 25th in the majors.
  • The Pirates have given up the 11th-fewest long balls so far this season with 53 home runs allowed.
  • They struck out 10 Tigers hitters while allowing 11 base hits in a 5-3 loss last time out.

Tigers Hitting

  • Jonathan Schoop has collected a team-best five home runs.
  • In all of the majors, Schoop is 112th in homers and 157th in RBI.
  • Miguel Cabrera’s 19 runs batted in and .298 batting average both pace his team.
  • Among all major league hitters, Cabrera is 195th in homers and 142nd in RBI.
  • Harold Castro has six doubles, a triple, four home runs and three walks while batting .284.
  • Austin Meadows has four doubles, two triples and 12 walks while hitting .257.

Tigers Pitching

  • The pitching staff for the Tigers has a collective 7.9 K/9, which ranks 23rd in MLB.
  • The Tigers’ 3.62 team ERA ranks seventh among all league pitching staffs.
  • Pitchers for the Tigers combine for the No. 8-ranked WHIP in baseball (1.175).
  • The Tigers allow the 12th-fewest home runs in baseball (54 total, one per game).
  • In their 5-3 win last time out they struck out 10 Pirates batters while allowing six hits.

Pirates vs. Tigers Injuries

Pirates Injuries

    Jake Marisnick: 10 Day Injury List (Thumb), Ben Gamel: 10 Day Injury List (Hamstring), Josh VanMeter: 10 Day Injury List (Finger), Yoshitomo Tsutsugo: 10 Day Injury List (Undisclosed), Heath Hembree: 15 Day Injury List (Right calf), Dillon Peters: 15 Day Injury List (Undisclosed), Greg Allen: 60 Day Injury List (Hamstring), Roberto Pérez: 60 Day Injury List (Hamstring), Kevin Newman: 60 Day Injury List (Groin), Blake Cederlind: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow), Nick Mears: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow)

Tigers Injuries

    Robbie Grossman: 10 Day Injury List (Neck), Victor Reyes: 10 Day Injury List (Quadricep), Jeimer Candelario: 10 Day Injury List (Shoulder), Matt Manning: 10 Day Injury List (Shoulder), Eduardo Rodríguez: 15 Day Injury List (Ribcage), Michael Pineda: 15 Day Injury List (Finger), Tyler Alexander: 15 Day Injury List (Elbow), Jake Rogers: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow), Spencer Turnbull: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow), José Cisnero: 60 Day Injury List (Shoulder), Kyle Funkhouser: 60 Day Injury List (Shoulder), Casey Mize: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow), Derek Hill: day-to-day (Undisclosed)

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Pirates Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away
6/1/2022 Dodgers W 8-4 Away
6/3/2022 Diamondbacks L 8-6 Home
6/4/2022 Diamondbacks W 2-1 Home
6/5/2022 Diamondbacks W 3-0 Home
6/7/2022 Tigers L 5-3 Home
6/8/2022 Tigers Home
6/9/2022 Braves Away
6/10/2022 Braves Away
6/11/2022 Braves Away
6/12/2022 Braves Away
6/13/2022 Cardinals Away

Tigers Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away
6/2/2022 Twins W 3-2 Home
6/3/2022 Yankees L 13-0 Away
6/4/2022 Yankees L 3-0 Away
6/5/2022 Yankees L 5-4 Away
6/7/2022 Pirates W 5-3 Away
6/8/2022 Pirates Away
6/10/2022 Blue Jays Home
6/11/2022 Blue Jays Home
6/12/2022 Blue Jays Home
6/13/2022 White Sox Home
6/14/2022 White Sox Home