Pirates vs. Tigers Probable Starting Pitchers Today – May 29

The Pittsburgh Pirates (25-29) and Detroit Tigers (26-27) square off in the first of a two-game series on Wednesday at Comerica Park, at 12:40 PM ET. The Pirates are coming off a series victory over the Braves, and the Tigers a series win over the Blue Jays.

The Pirates will call on Jared Jones (3-4) versus the Tigers and Tarik Skubal (6-1).

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Pirates vs. Tigers Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2024
  • Time: 12:40 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet PT
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Venue: Comerica Park
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Jones – PIT (3-4, 3.05 ERA) vs Skubal – DET (6-1, 2.25 ERA)

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Pirates Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Jared Jones

  • The Pirates will send Jones (3-4) to the mound for his 11th start this season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Wednesday, when he tossed six innings while giving up three earned runs on six hits in a matchup with the San Francisco Giants.
  • The 22-year-old has an ERA of 3.05 and 10.4 strikeouts per nine innings, with a batting average against of .215 in 10 games this season.
  • If he completes six or more innings with three or fewer earned runs allowed, he’ll earn his fifth consecutive quality start.
  • Jones will look to finish five or more innings for the 11th start in a row.
  • In 10 appearances this season, he has finished two without allowing an earned run.
  • Among qualified pitchers this campaign, the 22-year-old’s 3.05 ERA ranks 28th, .966 WHIP ranks 10th, and 10.4 K/9 ranks 11th.

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Tigers Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Tarik Skubal

  • Skubal makes the start for the Tigers, his 11th of the season. He is 6-1 with a 2.25 ERA and 72 strikeouts in 60 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The left-hander’s most recent time out was on Wednesday against the Kansas City Royals, when he threw five innings, surrendering four earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • The 27-year-old has a 2.25 ERA and 10.8 strikeouts per nine innings over 10 games this season, while giving up a batting average of .187 to opposing hitters.
  • Skubal is looking to record his eighth quality start of the year.
  • Skubal will look to last five or more innings for his 11th straight start. He’s averaging six frames per outing.
  • In four of his 10 total appearances this season he has not surrendered an earned run.
  • The 27-year-old’s 2.25 ERA ranks eighth, .850 WHIP ranks third, and 10.8 K/9 ranks eighth among qualifying pitchers this season.
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