BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia and Pittsburgh will square off on Thursday.
The Phillies are 44-33 on their home turf. Philadelphia has slugged .409 this season. Bryce Harper leads the club with a .618 slugging percentage, including 73 extra-base hits and 33 home runs.
The Pirates are 23-53 in road games. Pittsburgh hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .304 this season, led by Bryan Reynolds with a mark of .374.
The Phillies won the last meeting 15-4. Kyle Gibson earned his seventh victory and J.T. Realmuto went 5-for-6 with two doubles and four RBIs for Philadelphia. Mitch Keller took his eighth loss for Pittsburgh.
TOP PERFORMERS: Harper leads the Phillies with 33 home runs and is batting .311.
Reynolds leads the Pirates with 61 extra base hits and is slugging .510.
LAST 10 GAMES: Phillies: 6-4, .260 batting average, 3.90 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
Pirates: 6-4, .246 batting average, 4.35 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs