Major League Baseball
Preview
St. Louis at Pittsburgh
When: 7:00 PM ET, Sunday, August 20, 2017
Where: PNC Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Matchup Edge
STL Edge in: PIT
Starter
Bullpen
Hitting
Power
Speed
Defense
Bench
Quick Hits

Batting

  • The Pittsburgh Pirates are ranked 23 in hitting, with a batting average of .247. The Pirates are averaging 4.3 runs per game this season with an OPS of .714.
  • The St. Louis Cardinals are ranked 7 in hitting, with a batting average of .261. The Cardinals are averaging 4.8 runs per game this season with an OPS of .767.

Pitching

  • The Pittsburgh Pirates are ranked 13 in pitching, with an earned run average of 4.33. Opponents are hitting .267 for average, and have a .329 on base percentage and .765 OPS against the Pirates this season.
  • The St. Louis Cardinals are ranked 6 in pitching, with an earned run average of 3.94. Opponents are hitting .253 for average, and have a .320 on base percentage and .729 OPS against the Cardinals this season.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk H A
St. Louis 63-59 W2 35-27 28-32
Pittsburgh 58-64 L6 32-28 26-36
Last Meeting
St. Louis Pittsburgh
Date Away Home Avg HR OPS Avg HR OPS
8/18/17 STL 11 PIT 10 .333 3 1.036 .286 3 1.052
Player Stats
Season Series
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
St. Louis T. Pham .303 10 .924
Pittsburgh A. McCutchen .300 12 .728
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
St. Louis T. Pham 2 8 4
Pittsburgh J. Harrison 3 7 6
Pitching ERA Avg K
St. Louis 3.77 .265 57
Pittsburgh 4.64 .249 84
Season
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
St. Louis T. Pham .308 102 .903
Pittsburgh A. McCutchen .289 123 .894
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
St. Louis P. DeJong 19 34 46
Pittsburgh A. McCutchen 23 76 72
Pitching ERA Avg K
St. Louis 3.94 .261 997
Pittsburgh 4.33 .247 933