Darvish scheduled to start for San Diego against Pittsburgh

May 5

Pittsburgh Pirates (13-16, fifth in the NL Central) vs. San Diego Padres (17-14, third in the NL West)

San Diego; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: JT Brubaker (2-2, 2.63 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 30 strikeouts) Padres: Yu Darvish (3-1, 2.13 ERA, .90 WHIP, 49 strikeouts)

LINE: Padres -246, Pirates +204; over/under is 6 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: San Diego and Pittsburgh will face off on Wednesday.

The Padres are 8-10 in home games in 2020. San Diego has hit 29 home runs as a team this season. Fernando Tatis Jr. leads the club with eight, averaging one every 10 at-bats.

The Pirates are 8-9 on the road. Pittsburgh has slugged .349 this season. Colin Moran leads the team with a mark of .471.

The Pirates won the last meeting 2-1. Mitch Keller secured his second victory and Bryan Reynolds went 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI for Pittsburgh. Ryan Weathers registered his first loss for San Diego.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tatis Jr. leads the Padres with 11 extra base hits and is batting .225.

Moran leads the Pirates with four home runs home runs and is slugging .471.

LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 6-4, .223 batting average, 3.00 ERA, outscored opponents by 10 runs

Pirates: 4-6, .211 batting average, 3.58 ERA, outscored by 11 runs

INJURIES: Padres: Trey Wingenter: (elbow), Taylor Williams: (knee), Matt Strahm: (knee), Chris Paddack: (undisclosed), Adrian Morejon: (left forearm), Javy Guerra: (right elbow), Mike Clevinger: (elbow), Jose Castillo: (undisclosed), Michel Baez: (right elbow), Dan Altavilla: (elbow), Jorge Ona: (right elbow).

Pirates: Jose Soriano: (elbow), Chad Kuhl: (right shoulder), Austin Davis: (elbow), Blake Cederlind: (elbow), Steven Brault: (lat strain), Gregory Polanco: (undisclosed), Ke'Bryan Hayes: (wrist).


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

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