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Pittsburgh Pirates (19-22)

Wed. 5/20 Fri. 5/22 Sat. 5/23 Sun. 5/24 Mon. 5/25
vs. Min
L 3-4
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vs. NYM
W 4-1
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NYM 2 - 8 Pit
vs. NYM
10:35 AM PT11:35 AM MT12:35 PM CT1:35 PM ET13:35 ET17:35 GMT1:35 10:35 AM MST12:35 PM EST1:05 PM VEN21:35 UAE12:35 PM CT
vs. Mia
4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 PM MST6:05 PM EST6:35 PM VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 PM CT

Mets-Pirates Preview

(AP) -- The New York Mets' starting pitching had been a strength all season, but the rotation has hit a slight bump against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Trying to avoid a three-game sweep, the Mets will somewhat modify that staff Sunday when they look for their first road win in seven tries.

Noah Syndergaard was outpitched by Gerrit Cole in Friday's 4-1 loss and Matt Harvey followed consecutive scoreless outings by getting tagged for a career-high seven runs in a career-low four innings in Saturday's 8-2 defeat. Andrew McCutchen hit his sixth home run of the season, Pedro Alvarez hit his eighth and Josh Harrison extended his hitting streak to 10.

AVG: S. Marte.289
HR: S. Marte8
RBI: S. Marte27
SB: G. Polanco12
W: G. Cole6
ERA: A. Burnett1.38
Saves: M. Melancon10
K: G. Cole63
NL Central
St. Louis 2716.628-
Chi Cubs 2318.5613
Pittsburgh 2022.4766.5
Cincinnati 1824.4298.5
Milwaukee 1628.36411.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .242 (21)
Runs: 158 (26)
Hits: 341 (21)
Home Runs: 32 (23)
Stolen Bases: 28 (10)
OBP: .300 (25)
SLG: .367 (26)
Total Bases: 517 (25)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.18 (4)
Runs Allowed: 146 (6)
Saves: 11 (17)
Strikeouts: 341 (10)
OpBA: .247 (12)
OBP: .316 (14)
SLG: .354 (3)
Run Support: 3.78 (27)
Date Player Transactions
5/19 J. Sellers Transferred to 60-Day DL (Sore left Achilles)
5/19 J. Tabata Purchased From Minors
5/17 W. Boscan Sent to Minors
5/16 W. Boscan Purchased From Minors
5/16 B. Cumpton Transferred to 60-Day DL (Right elbow surgery - out for season)
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Date Player Status
5/9 S. Marte Left game - dizziness (day-to-day)
5/4 A. Lambo Plantar fasciitis, left foot (on 15-day DL)
4/5 C. Morton Hip injury (on 15-day DL)
3/30 J. Decker off 15-day DL
3/27 B. Cumpton Right elbow surgery - out for season (on 60-day DL)
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