Pirates Game Discussion: Pirates at Mets, 4:10 PM; Game One

The Pittsburgh Pirates (32-55) are on the road for a four-game series leading up to the All-Star break. They take on the New York Mets (46-38), with game two today at 4:10 PM, as the first part of a doubleheader. Tyler Anderson will make his 17th start for the Pirates. He has a 4.39 ERA in 92.1 innings, with 78 strikeouts and a 1.19 WHIP. The Mets will counter with right-hander Marcus Stroman, who is making his 18th start. He has a 2.60 ERA in 93.1 innings, with 78 strikeouts and a 1.13 WHIP.

Max Kranick is scheduled to be activated to start game two, acting as the 27th man for a doubleheader.

Here are the lineups:



This umpire scorecard heavily favored the Pirates and the three biggest calls for them all happened before the game got out of hand. The ump tried to keep them in the game, but the force was too strong