Reynolds leads Pirates against the Yankees after 4-hit game

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates (55-93, fifth in the NL Central) vs. New York Yankees (89-58, first in the AL East)

New York; Wednesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Roansy Contreras (5-4, 3.24 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 74 strikeouts); Yankees: Luis Severino (0-0)

LINE: Yankees -305, Pirates +246; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Pirates take on the New York Yankees after Bryan Reynolds had four hits on Tuesday in a 9-8 loss to the Yankees.

New York is 51-22 in home games and 89-58 overall. The Yankees have hit 233 total home runs to lead MLB.

Pittsburgh has gone 27-50 on the road and 55-93 overall. The Pirates are 28-65 in games when they have allowed a home run.

Wednesday's game is the fourth time these teams square off this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Aaron Judge has 25 doubles and 60 home runs for the Yankees. Gleyber Torres is 15-for-45 with three doubles, two home runs and nine RBI over the past 10 games.

Reynolds leads the Pirates with 43 extra base hits (15 doubles, four triples and 24 home runs). Rodolfo Castro is 11-for-41 with three doubles, four home runs and 11 RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Yankees: 6-4, .283 batting average, 4.65 ERA, outscored opponents by 14 runs

Pirates: 4-6, .213 batting average, 4.45 ERA, outscored by two runs

INJURIES: Yankees: Frankie Montas: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Clarke Schmidt: day-to-day (foot), Marwin Gonzalez: day-to-day (head), DJ LeMahieu: 10-Day IL (toe), Luis Gil: 60-Day IL (elbow), Andrew Benintendi: 10-Day IL (wrist), Scott Effross: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Albert Abreu: 15-Day IL (elbow), Matt Carpenter: 10-Day IL (foot), Luis Severino: 60-Day IL (lat), Miguel Castro: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Michael King: 60-Day IL (elbow), Chad Green: 60-Day IL (elbow), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Pirates: JT Brubaker: 15-Day IL (lat), Colin Holderman: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Yerry De Los Santos: 60-Day IL (lat), David Bednar: 15-Day IL (back), 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)


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