Pirates take 3-game skid into matchup with Mariners
Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Pirates -133; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh enters the matchup as losers of their last three games.
The Pirates are 31-41 on their home turf. Pittsburgh ranks sixth in the league in hitting with a .267 batting average, Bryan Reynolds leads the team with an average of .324.
The Mariners are 29-46 on the road. Seattle has slugged .433 this season. Kyle Seager leads the club with a .489 slugging percentage, including 41 extra-base hits and 22 home runs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pirates: 4-6, .267 batting average, 7.74 ERA, outscored by 32 runs
Mariners: 4-6, .226 batting average, 7.00 ERA, outscored by 29 runs
Pirates Injuries: Jameson Taillon: (elbow), Chris Stratton: (torso), Edgar Santana: (elbow), Chad Kuhl: (elbow), Kyle Crick: (finger), Nick Burdi: (biceps), Chris Archer: (shoulder), Gregory Polanco: (shoulder), Jason Martin: (shoulder), Starling Marte: (wrist), Lonnie Chisenhall: (finger), Josh Bell: (hamstring).
Mariners Injuries: Arodys Vizcaino: (shoulder), Connor Sadzeck: (elbow), Chasen Bradford: (forearm/elbow), Domingo Santana: (elbow), Mitch Haniger: (testicle), Jake Fraley: (thumb), Ryon Healy: (back).