The New York Yankees (75-73) visit the Pittsburgh Pirates (69-79) at 6:35 PM ET on Saturday.

The probable starters are Luke Weaver (2-5) for the Yankees and Luis Ortiz (4-4) for the Pirates.

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Pirates vs. Yankees Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023
  • Time: 6:35 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet PT
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Venue: PNC Park
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!
  • Probable Pitchers: Weaver - NYY (2-5, 6.77 ERA) vs Ortiz - PIT (4-4, 4.66 ERA)

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Pirates Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Luis Ortiz

  • Ortiz (4-4) takes the mound first for the Pirates in his 14th start of the season. He's put together a 4.66 ERA in 73 1/3 innings pitched, with 48 strikeouts.
  • His last time out was on Sunday against the Atlanta Braves, when the righty went 5 1/3 innings, surrendering one earned run while allowing three hits.
  • The 24-year-old has an ERA of 4.66, with 5.9 strikeouts per nine innings in 15 games this season. Opponents are hitting .293 against him.
  • Ortiz is looking to pick up his fourth quality start of the year in this outing.
  • Ortiz will try to pitch five or more innings for his fourth straight appearance. He's averaging 4.9 innings per outing.
  • He has not made an outing yet in 2023 where he did not surrender at least one earned run.

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Yankees Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Luke Weaver

  • The Yankees will hand the ball to Weaver (2-5) for his 23rd start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched out of the bullpen on Saturday, Sept. 9, when he threw 4 1/3 innings, giving up four earned runs while allowing four hits to the Tampa Bay Rays.
  • The 30-year-old has an ERA of 6.77, a 2.51 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.613 in 26 games this season.
  • In 22 starts this season, he's earned a quality start in two of them.
  • In 22 starts, Weaver has pitched through or past the fifth inning nine times. He has a season average of 4.2 frames per outing.
  • In 26 appearances this season, he has finished two without allowing an earned run.

Luke Weaver vs. Pirates

  • The Pirates rank 24th in MLB with 622 runs scored this season. They have a .237 batting average this campaign with 144 home runs (27th in the league).
  • The right-hander has allowed the Pirates to go 10-for-37 with two doubles, four home runs and eight RBI in 9 2/3 innings this season.

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