Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
LINE: Yankees -226, Pirates +188; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Pirates host the New York Yankees on Tuesday to start a two-game series.
Pittsburgh is 19-22 at home and 32-47 overall. The Pirates are 21-6 in games when they scored five or more runs.
New York has a 58-22 record overall and a 24-13 record on the road. The Yankees have gone 36-2 in games when they scored five or more runs.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pirates: 3-7, .226 batting average, 5.90 ERA, outscored by 21 runs
Yankees: 6-4, .180 batting average, 2.63 ERA, outscored opponents by 16 runs
INJURIES: Pirates: Yerry De Los Santos: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Max Kranick: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jake Marisnick: 60-Day IL (thumb), Yoshitomo Tsutsugo: 10-Day IL (back), Dillon Peters: 15-Day IL (back), Canaan Smith-Njigba: 60-Day IL (wrist), Ben Gamel: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Kevin Newman: 60-Day IL (groin), Roberto Perez: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Greg Allen: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Blake Cederlind: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Mears: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Yankees: Ron Marinaccio: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Jonathan Loaisiga: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Chad Green: 60-Day IL (elbow), Ben Rortvedt: 60-Day IL (oblique), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Domingo German: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)