Pittsburgh Pirates: Previewing Three-Game Interleague Clash vs Tigers

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - APRIL 18: Colin Moran #19 of the Pittsburgh Pirates is congratulated by Bryan Reynolds #10 following a three run home run during the third inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at American Family Field on April 18, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - APRIL 18: Colin Moran #19 of the Pittsburgh Pirates is congratulated by Bryan Reynolds #10 following a three run home run during the third inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at American Family Field on April 18, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) /
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MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – APRIL 18: Colin Moran #19 of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits an RBI double during the tenth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at American Family Field on April 18, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – APRIL 18: Colin Moran #19 of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits an RBI double during the tenth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at American Family Field on April 18, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) /

Tuesday night at Comerica Park in Detroit the Pittsburgh Pirates will kick off a three-game interleave series against the Tigers

Yes, the Pittsburgh Pirates will likely finish the 2021 season with a sub-.500 record. Yes, the Pittsburgh Pirates will take their lumps in 2021. That said, this team is also better than the team many expected when they were predicting the Pirates to los 100+ games this season.

After winning two of their last three series played, the Pittsburgh Pirates will enter their three-game series in Detroit owning a 7-9 record. In these three series the Pirates captured series victories over the Chicago Cubs and at the time first place Milwaukee Brewers, the series the Pirates did not win saw them split a four-game series against World Series contender San Diego.

Next up for the Pittsburgh Pirates is their first inter-league series of the season. Tuesday night the Pirates will start a three-game series at Comerica Park in Detroit against the Tigers who enter the series owning a record of 7-10.

Now, let’s dive into previewing this three-game series starting with game one on Tuesday evening.

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