BOTTOM LINE: Brandon Belt and the Giants will take on the Pirates Friday.
The Pirates are 6-10 on their home turf. Pittsburgh has slugged .343, last in the MLB. Bryan Reynolds leads the team with a .472 slugging percentage, including 17 extra-base hits.
The Giants are 9-10 on the road. San Francisco has hit 48 home runs this season, fourth in the National League. Brandon Belt leads the team with eight, averaging one every 12.4 at-bats.
The Giants won the last meeting 3-1. Anthony DeSclafani earned his third victory and Steven Duggar went 2-for-3 with a home run and an RBI for San Francisco. Wil Crowe took his second loss for Pittsburgh.
TOP PERFORMERS: Adam Frazier leads the Pirates with 43 hits and has 12 RBIs.
Mike Yastrzemski leads the Giants with 15 extra base hits and is batting .227.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pirates: 3-7, .215 batting average, 4.03 ERA, outscored by 18 runs