Colorado Rockies (19-32, fourth in NL West) versus Pittsburgh Pirates (18-31, fifth in NL Central)
Pittsburgh; Friday, 6:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Jon Gray (4-4, 3.59 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 48 strikeouts) Pirates: Mitch Keller (2-6, 7.41 ERA, 1.81 WHIP, 40 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pirates -102, Rockies -114; over / under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh enters the matchup as the loser of the last six games.
The pirates are 8-14 on their home lawn. Pittsburgh has completed 33 home races this season, most recently in the league. Bryan Reynolds leads the club with five, an average of one in every 34.2 bats.
The Rockies left home 3-20. Colorado’s lineup has 49 home runs this season, with Ryan McMahon leading them with 13 homers.
TOP PERFORMERS: Reynolds leads the pirates with five home runs and beats .474.
McMahon leads the Rockies with 13 home runs and has 31 RBIs.
LAST 10 MATCHES: Pirates: 1-9, .225 batting average, 6.91 ERA, exceeded by 43 runs
Rockies: 4-6, .189 batting average, 3.10 ERA, beaten by seven runs
INJURIES: Pirates: Jose Soriano: (elbow), Chad Kuhl: (right shoulder), Austin Davis: (elbow), Blake Cederlind: (elbow), Trevor Cahill: (elbow), Steven Brault: (lat strain), Ka ‘ai Tom: (wrist), Phillip Evans: (left Achilles tendon), Colin Moran: (left groin), Ke’Bryan Hayes: (wrist).
Rockies: Scott Oberg: (blood clot), Peter Lambert: (elbow), Ben Bowden: (left shoulder), Trevor Story: (arm), Chris Owings: (left thumb), Matt Adams: (shin).
The Associated Press created this story using Sportradar technology and data provided by Data Skrive.
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