Mets vs. Pirates Probable Starting Pitchers Today – July 6

The Pittsburgh Pirates (42-45) are looking for another strong showing from a batter on a hot streak versus the New York Mets (42-44) on Saturday at 4:05 PM ET, at PNC Park. Bryan Reynolds is on a two-game homer streak.

The Mets will give the ball to David Peterson (3-0, 3.51 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 4 on the season, and the Pirates will turn to Bailey Falter (4-6, 3.87 ERA).

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Mets vs. Pirates Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Saturday, July 6, 2024
  • Time: 4:05 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet PT
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Venue: PNC Park
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Peterson – NYM (3-0, 3.51 ERA) vs Falter – PIT (4-6, 3.87 ERA)

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Mets Probable Starting Pitcher Today: David Peterson

  • Peterson (3-0) will take the mound for the Mets, his seventh start of the season.
  • The left-hander gave up two earned runs and allowed seven hits in 6 1/3 innings pitched against the Washington Nationals on Monday.
  • The 28-year-old has an ERA of 3.51, a 1.57 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.440 in six games this season.
  • In six starts this season, he’s earned three quality starts.
  • Peterson has started six games this season, and he’s lasted five or more innings five times. He averages 5.5 innings per appearance.
  • He has yet to finish an appearance without an earned run allowed this season.

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Pirates Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Bailey Falter

  • The Pirates will send Falter (4-6) out for his 17th start of the season. He is 4-6 with a 3.87 ERA and 59 strikeouts in 88 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last time out on Sunday against the Atlanta Braves, the lefty threw five innings, allowing one earned run while surrendering two hits.
  • Over 16 games this season, the 27-year-old has a 3.87 ERA and 6 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .234 to opposing batters.
  • Falter is trying to collect his eighth quality start of the year.
  • Falter will try to secure his 13th matchup of five or more innings pitched this season. He averages 5.5 innings per appearance.
  • He has had three appearances this season that he kept his opponents to zero earned runs.
  • This season, the 27-year-old ranks 51st in ERA (3.87), 29th in WHIP (1.143), and 68th in K/9 (6) among pitchers who qualify.

Bailey Falter vs. Mets

  • He will match up with a Mets offense that ranks 13th in the league with 730 total hits (on a .246 batting average). The squad also slugs a collective .414 (eighth in the league) with 110 total home runs (fourth in MLB play).
  • Falter has pitched five innings, giving up two earned runs on four hits while striking out four against the Mets this season.

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