Blue Jays vs. Pirates Probable Starting Pitchers Today – June 2

The Toronto Blue Jays (27-30) and Pittsburgh Pirates (27-31) play a rubber match on Sunday at 1:37 PM ET, with the series deadlocked at 1-1.

This contest’s pitching matchup is set, as the Blue Jays will send Chris Bassitt (5-6) to the mound, while Quinn Priester will get the nod for the Pirates.

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Blue Jays vs. Pirates Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Sunday, June 2, 2024
  • Time: 1:37 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet PT
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Venue: Rogers Centre
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Bassitt – TOR (5-6, 4.03 ERA) vs Priester – PIT (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

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Blue Jays Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Chris Bassitt

  • The Blue Jays will send Bassitt (5-6) to the mound for his 12th start this season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Monday, when he threw five scoreless innings against the Chicago White Sox while allowing five hits.
  • The 35-year-old has pitched to a 4.03 ERA this season with 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3.7 walks per nine across 11 games.
  • He has five quality starts in 11 chances this season.
  • Bassitt has pitched five or more innings in five straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • If he manages to end his start without allowing an earned run, he’d extend his streak of appearances with no earned runs to three.
  • Among qualified pitchers in the majors this campaign, the 35-year-old ranks 58th in ERA (4.03), 70th in WHIP (1.425), and 41st in K/9 (8.4).

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Pirates Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Quinn Priester

  • Priester gets the call to start for the Pirates, his first this season.
  • It’s the season debut and his first appearance in more than a year for the 23-year-old right-hander.

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