Pittsburgh Pirates Set for Doubleheader in Detroit

PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 27: Dillon Peters #38 of the Pittsburgh Pirates delivers a pitch in the second inning during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park on April 27, 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 27: Dillon Peters #38 of the Pittsburgh Pirates delivers a pitch in the second inning during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park on April 27, 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images) /
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After being rained out on Tuesday night the Pittsburgh Pirates and Detroit Tigers are set to play a doubleheader at Comerica Park on Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Pirates and Detroit Tigers were supposed to kick off their brief two-game series from Comerica Park on Tuesday evening. However, the weather in the Detroit are had other ideas leading to the game being rained out.

Now the two teams will play a doubleheader at Comerica Park on Wednesday. The first pitch of game on is scheduled for 1:10 PM ET, with the first pitch for game two being TBD depending on what time game one ends.

In the first game of the doubleheader the Pittsburgh Pirates will send Dillon Peters to the mound as an opener for Bryse Wilson. Peters has pitched to the tune of a 2.85 FIP, while having yet to allow a run in 13.1 innings pitched this season.

Wilson has struggled more posting a 4.70 ERA and a 5.03 FIP in 15.1 innings pitched. That said, when the Pirates used Peters as an opener for Wilson last week it led to great success. After Peters pitched 2 scoreless innings to start the game Wilson following with 4 innings of 1 hit, shutout baseball.

Game two will see the Pirates send veteran lefty José Quintana to the mound. Quintana has been the team’s best starting pitcher thus far this season. In 4 starts Quintana has posted a 3.32 ERA, 3.92 FIP, 10.3% walk rate, and a 21.8% strikeout rate while allowing just 2 home runs in 19 innings pitched.

As for the Tigers veteran righty Michael Pineda will start game one. On the season Pineda has a 3.60 ERA, but a 6.17 FIP as he has allowed 3 home runs in just 10 innings pitched. In game two righty Alex Faedo will make his MLB debut for the Tigers.

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Due to the team playing a doubleheader the Pittsburgh Pirates will also be able to promote a 27th player for the day. It remains to be seen who that will be.

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