Stop Me If You’ve Heard This Before: Rain Is Expected In PNC Park.
The Yankees and Pirates avoided a fall on Tuesday after Pittsburgh’s 5-2 win over New York.
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More rainy weather on Wednesday when clubs wrap up their short two-game series.
Here’s the latest weather forecast from the National Weather Service:
Chance of rain and thunderstorms, then possible showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4 pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with high elevation approaching 86. Calm winds westward about 5 mph in the afternoon. 60% chance of precipitation. New amounts of precipitation are less than a tenth of an inch, except for the higher amounts likely in thunderstorms.
Rain and thunderstorms are likely, especially before 10 p.m. Mostly cloudy with a low of about 70. Light and variable winds. 60% chance of precipitation. New amounts of precipitation are less than a tenth of an inch, except for the higher amounts likely in thunderstorms.
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Here is a preview of the game from the Associated Press:
New York Yankees (58-23, first in the AL East) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (33-47, third at NL Central).
Pittsburgh. Wednesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT.
The Pittsburgh Pirates led 1-0 in the final game of the series against the New York Yankees.
Pittsburgh has a 33-47 record overall and a 20-22 record in home games. The Buccaneers scored 17-33 in matches when they gave up at least one home game.
New York 58-23 overall and 24-14 on the road. The Yankees have the fourth-best team lag in MLB play at 0.430.
Wednesday’s match is the second time these teams have faced each other this season.
Yankees: Luis Severino (4-3, 3.35 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 91 hits).
Buccaneers: Mitch Keeler (2-5, 5.14 ERA, 1.53 WHIP, 59 hard hits).
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Yankees -237, Pirates +197; Over/Under 9 runs.
Brian Reynolds has nine doubles, three triples and 15 home runs while hitting 0.256 for the Buccaneers. Daniel Vogelbach is 10 to 27 with a double and three home runs over his last 10 matches.
Aaron Judge has 12 doubles and 29 home runs while he clocked 0.281 for the Yankees. Giancarlo Stanton is 7 to 34 with four home runs over his last 10 games.
last 10 games
Buccaneers: 4-6, .233 middle hit, 5.86 ERA, edging 17.
Yankees: 6-4, .194 batting average, 2.86 ERA, outsold opponents 15 times.
Pirates: Yerry De Los Santos: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Max Kranick: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jake Marisnick: 60-Day IL (thumb), Dillon Peters: 15-Day IL (back), Kenaan Smith-Nigegba: 60-Day IL (wrist), Kevin Newman: 60-Day IL (thigh), Roberto Perez: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Greg Allen: 60-day IL (hamstring), Blake Cederlind: 60-day-el (elb), Nick Mears: 60-day-el (elbow).
Yankees: Anthony Rizzo: day to day (noon), Ron Marinaccio: 15 days Illinois (shoulder), Jonathan Luiziga: 15 days Illinois (shoulder), Chad Green: 60 days Illinois (elbow), Ben Roertvedt: 60 days IL (slant) Stephen Redding: 60 days IL (shoulder), Domingo German: 60 days IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60 days IL (elbow).
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