Pittsburgh Pirates (7-17, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (17-12, second in the NL Central)
Chicago; Tuesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Steven Brault (0-0, 3.00 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 9 strikeouts) White Sox: Lucas Giolito (2-2, 3.89 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 45 strikeouts)
LINE: White Sox favoured by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Pirates play the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday.
The White Sox finished 39-41 in home games in 2019. Chicago averaged 8.9 hits with 2.9 extra base hits per game and 20 total triples last season.
The Pirates finished 34-47 in road games in 2019. Pittsburgh hit .265 as a team last year while averaging 9.2 hits per game.
The teams meet for the first time this season.
INJURIES: White Sox: Carlos Rodon: (left shoulder), Jimmy Lambert: (forearm), Aaron Bummer: (left biceps), Nick Madrigal: (left shoulder), Leury Garcia: (thumb).
Pirates: Jameson Taillon: (elbow), Joe Musgrove: (triceps), Mitch Keller: (left side), Keone Kela: (forearm), Clay Holmes: (right forearm), Michael Feliz: (right forearm), Kyle Crick: (right shoulder/lat), Nick Burdi: (right elbow), Chris Archer: (neck), Kevin Kramer: (hip), Kevin Newman: (abdominal), Colin Moran: (concussion), Phillip Evans: (broken jaw/concussion), Luke Maile: (finger).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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