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Phillies try to extend road win streak in matchup against the Pirates

Fri, Jul 29, 2022
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Phillies try to extend road win streak in matchup against the Pirates

Philadelphia Phillies (52-47, third in the NL East) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (40-59, fourth in the NL Central)

Pittsburgh; Friday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Bailey Falter (0-3, 5.18 ERA, 1.46 WHIP, 29 strikeouts); Pirates: Jose Quintana (3-5, 3.51 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 85 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Phillies -126, Pirates +106; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Phillies visit the Pittsburgh Pirates trying to extend a four-game road winning streak.

Pittsburgh is 40-59 overall and 21-26 in home games. The Pirates have an 18-8 record in games when they hit at least two home runs.

Philadelphia is 52-47 overall and 26-22 on the road. The Phillies have the 10th-best team batting average in MLB play at .247.

The teams square off Friday for the second time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ke'Bryan Hayes has 17 doubles, three triples and four home runs for the Pirates. Kevin Newman is 8-for-35 with four doubles, a triple and four RBI over the past 10 games.

Kyle Schwarber has 12 doubles and 32 home runs while hitting .204 for the Phillies. J.T. Realmuto is 12-for-28 with three doubles and two home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pirates: 2-8, .207 batting average, 4.70 ERA, outscored by 20 runs

  • Phillies: 6-4, .262 batting average, 3.96 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs

    INJURIES: Pirates: Jake Marisnick: 10-Day IL (toe), Chase De Jong: 15-Day IL (knee), Max Kranick: 60-Day IL (elbow), Canaan Smith-Njigba: 60-Day IL (wrist), Roberto Perez: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Blake Cederlind: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Mears: 60-Day IL (elbow)

    Phillies: Hans Crouse: 60-Day IL (covid-19), James McArthur: 60-Day IL (elbow), Zach Eflin: 15-Day IL (knee), Damon Jones: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Bryce Harper: 10-Day IL (thumb), Jean Segura: 60-Day IL (finger), Ryan Sherriff: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60-Day IL (shoulder)


    The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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