On Thursday night at PNC Park, the Pittsburgh Pirates will host the Philadelphia Phillies in the opening game of their National League East against National League Central series. There will be 8.9 miles per hour winds, a 0% probability of rain, and a moderately humid atmosphere.
The Pittsburgh Pirates’ most recent game ended in a two-run loss against the Chicago Cubs. The Chicago Cubs won the series 2-0 in order to conclude it.
For the Pittsburgh Pirates, Bryse Wilson started. He has a 1.60 whip, 40 strikeouts, and a 6.31 ERA. He pitched 6 innings in the defeat and surrendered 6 hits before ending the game. Only 2 times did he strike out.
Zach Thompson, a right-hander for the Pittsburgh Pirates, will open this match. With 51 strikeouts and a 1.44 whip, his ERA is 4.64.
The Philadelphia Phillies recently defeated the Chicago White Sox by a score of 5 runs. In a five-run fifth inning, Alec Bohm singled to score the winning run. The Philadelphia Phillies won the series 2-1 in the end.
Starting pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies was Kyle Gibson. He has 84 strikeouts, a 1.23 whip, and a 4.60 ERA. In six innings of work, he won while giving up two runs and four hits.
Zack Wheeler, a left-hander for the Philadelphia Phillies, will start this game. He has 114 strikeouts, a 1.04 WHIP, and a 2.78 ERA.
The Philadelphia Phillies are 4-1 in their past 5 when their opponent scores 2 runs or less in their previous game and 6-0 in their last 6 games on Thursday. Additionally, after scoring five runs or more in their preceding game, the Phillies are 15-5 in their last 20 games. The Pirates have lost their last seven games and are 2-5 in their last seven games after scoring two runs or fewer in their prior contest.
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