Pittsburgh Pirates (18-40, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Cleveland Indians (34-24, second in the AL Central)
Cleveland; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pittsburgh: Joe Musgrove (0-5, 4.68 ERA) Cleveland: Aaron Civale (4-5, 3.99 ERA)
LINE: Indians favoured by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Cleveland and Pittsburgh will square off on Saturday.
The Indians are 17-11 in home games. Cleveland's lineup has 57 home runs this season, Jose Ramirez leads them with 17 homers.
The Pirates have gone 5-21 away from home. Pittsburgh has a collective on-base percentage of .280, last in the National League. Colin Moran leads the lineup with a mark of .332.
TOP PERFORMERS: Cesar Hernandez leads the Indians with 64 hits and is batting .282.
Adam Frazier leads the Pirates with 46 hits and is batting .231.
INJURIES: Indians: Jefry Rodriguez: (right shoulder).
Pirates: Jameson Taillon: (elbow), Keone Kela: (forearm), Clay Holmes: (right forearm), Michael Feliz: (right forearm), Kyle Crick: (lat strain), Nick Burdi: (right elbow), Tyler Bashlor: (back), Chris Archer: (neck), Cole Tucker: (concussion), Kevin Kramer: (hip), Anthony Alford: (elbow), Kevin Newman: (knee), 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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