Pirates vs. Dodgers Probable Starting Pitchers Today – June 5

The Los Angeles Dodgers (38-24) visit the Pittsburgh Pirates (28-32) at 6:40 PM ET on Wednesday.

The Pirates will give the nod to Paul Skenes (2-0) versus the Dodgers and James Paxton (5-0).

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Pirates vs. Dodgers Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2024
  • Time: 6:40 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet LA
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Venue: PNC Park
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Skenes – PIT (2-0, 2.45 ERA) vs Paxton – LAD (5-0, 3.29 ERA)

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Pirates Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Paul Skenes

  • Skenes (2-0) will take the mound for the Pirates, his fifth start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Wednesday, when he threw six innings against the Detroit Tigers, giving up two earned runs while allowing three hits.
  • The 22-year-old has pitched to a 2.45 ERA this season with 12.3 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2 walks per nine across four games.
  • He’s looking to extend his three-game quality start streak.
  • Skenes will look to finish five or more innings for the fourth start in a row.

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Dodgers Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: James Paxton

  • Paxton gets the start for the Dodgers, his 11th of the season. He is 5-0 with a 3.29 ERA and 31 strikeouts in 52 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The left-hander last appeared on Wednesday against the New York Mets, when he threw three scoreless innings while giving up two hits.
  • The 35-year-old has an ERA of 3.29, with 5.4 strikeouts per nine innings in 10 games this season. Opponents are batting .235 against him.
  • Paxton is trying to collect his fifth quality start of the season in this matchup.
  • Paxton is looking to pick up his eighth start of five or more innings this season in this game.
  • He has held his opponents without an earned run in three of his 10 outings this season.

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