On Monday, the Pittsburgh Pirates (11-15) will take on the Los Angeles Dodgers (18-7) at PNC Park.
Los Angeles has a.391 slugging percentage, having been called out on strikes 201 times and walked 102 times. This season, they have 117 runs batted in and 193 hits, with a batting average of.237. The Dodgers have hit 40 doubles and 25 balls out of the park as a club. They have 127 runs scored and a.323 on-base percentage. The Los Angeles Dodgers are averaging 5.1 runs per game, which puts them in first place in baseball.
This season, the Dodgers have sent 85 relief pitchers to the mound. On the season, bullpen pitchers have inherited 22 base runners, with 27.3 percent of them reaching base. They have 6 saves on the season and have only blown one of their seven save opportunities. The Dodgers relief relievers have an 85.7 percent save percentage and have pitched in 21 save opportunities. This season, the bullpen has accumulated 14 holds (16th in baseball). Pitchers for the Dodgers have pitched 15 times with runners on base, as well as 19 times in high-leverage situations.
Out of 1,995 innings on the field, the Dodgers have turned 74.9 percent of balls in play into outs, putting them first in the majors. The Los Angeles Dodgers have 665 putouts, 208 assists, and eight errors on the season. Their fielding percentage is.991, good for third in the majors, and they have 19 double plays.
Pittsburgh has hit 18 home homers and driven in 90 runs this season. They’ve hit 36 doubles while also walking 84 times and scoring 99 runs. Over the course of the season, the Pittsburgh Pirates had an OBP of.305 and a club batting average of.238. The Pirates have a.353 SLG percentage and score 3.81 runs per game (21st in baseball). They’ve struck out 238 times, which ranks 12th in the league, and have 206 hits.
This season, the Pirates’ pitching staff has a WHIP of 1.379 and a FIP of 4.12. With 212 total hits surrendered, they are presently placed 20th in the league as a pitching staff. So far this season, the Pittsburgh pitching staff has given up 140 runs with a 4.72 ERA (119 earned runs yielded). The ratio of strikeouts to walks is 2.06. (208 strikeouts against 101 walks). They’ve surrendered 24 long balls and 5.55 runs per nine innings (29th in baseball).
With 23 save opportunities, the Pirates have 12 holds and two failed saves. In nine save opportunities, Pittsburgh’s bullpen relievers have entered the game and walked away with seven saves. Their relievers have entered the game 26 times in high-leverage situations and 25 times with runners on base. Out of 35 inherited runners, Pittsburgh bullpen relievers have a 37.1 percent inherited score percentage. They have sent 89 relievers to the mound this season, ranking 7th in MLB with a save rate of 77.8%.
The Pirates had a defensive efficiency of 68.7% in 2,043 innings pitched (25th in baseball). The Pittsburgh Pirates have 18 double plays and a fielding percentage of.973 for the season (30th in the majors). This season, the Pirates have tallied up 223 assists, 25 errors, and 681 putouts.
Pick: Take Pittsburgh