Giants host Pittsburgh Pirates, look to stop home slide

August 12, 2022 GMT

Pittsburgh Pirates (45-67, fourth in the NL Central) vs. San Francisco Giants (54-57, third in the NL West)

San Francisco; Friday, 10:15 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Bryse Wilson (2-6, 5.86 ERA, 1.52 WHIP, 47 strikeouts); Giants: Carlos Rodon (10-6, 2.95 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 161 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Giants -271, Pirates +221; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The San Francisco Giants aim to end their four-game home slide with a win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

San Francisco has a 54-57 record overall and a 29-27 record in home games. The Giants have the ninth-ranked team ERA in the NL at 3.98.

Pittsburgh has a 21-38 record on the road and a 45-67 record overall. The Pirates have gone 30-8 in games when they scored at least five runs.

The matchup Friday is the fourth time these teams square off this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Joc Pederson is third on the Giants with 30 extra base hits (13 doubles and 17 home runs). J.D. Davis is 8-for-24 with three home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.

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Bryan Reynolds has 13 doubles, three triples, 16 home runs and 35 RBI for the Pirates. Oneil Cruz is 7-for-32 with three home runs and seven RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 4-6, .240 batting average, 4.91 ERA, outscored by 13 runs

Pirates: 5-5, .229 batting average, 4.40 ERA, outscored by two runs

INJURIES: Giants: Joey Bart: day-to-day (ankle), Evan Longoria: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Mauricio Llovera: 60-Day IL (hip), Jose Alvarez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Zack Littell: 15-Day IL (oblique), Colton Welker: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Delaplane: 60-Day IL (forearm), Anthony DeSclafani: 60-Day IL (ankle)

Pirates: David Bednar: 15-Day IL (back), Tyler Heineman: 10-Day IL (groin), Dillon Peters: 15-Day IL (elbow), 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)

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