This is a new feature that I will try to do before each new series.  I hope it will help everyone become more acquainted with the Pirates’ upcoming opponent.  Enjoy.

Probable Pitchers

Friday, July 23rd – 7:05 PM: RHP Kevin Correia vs. LHP Paul Maholm
Saturday, July 24th – 7:05 PM: RHP Mat Latos vs. RHP Jeff Karstens
Sunday, July 25th – 1:35 PM: LHP Wade LeBlanc vs. RHP Brad Lincoln

SAN DIEGO PADRES

 

PITTSBURGH PIRATES

Offense SD MLB Rank   Offense PIT MLB Rank
wOBA 0.311 26   wOBA 0.300 28
BB% 8.8% 13   BB% 8.0% 21
K% 21.7% 22   K% 22.0% 25
ISO 0.127 25   ISO 0.125 26
O-Swing% 28.8% 13   O-Swing% 29.0% 16
Contact% 79.6% 23   Contact% 79.4% 24
             
Starting Pitching SD MLB Rank   Starting Pitching PIT MLB Rank
FIP 4.11 14   FIP 5.20 30
xFIP 4.15 9   xFIP 4.89 29
K/9 6.95 12   K/9 5.23 30
BB/9 3.41 21   BB/9 3.21 15
HR/9 0.93 15   HR/9 1.41 30
GB% 47.1% 5   GB% 43.4% 11
Whiff% 19.0% 9   Whiff% 14.9% 29
             
Bullpen SD MLB Rank   Bullpen PIT MLB Rank
FIP 2.99 1   FIP 4.08 16
xFIP 3.12 1   xFIP 4.21 11
K/9 9.67 1   K/9 8.19 8
BB/9 2.59 1   BB/9 3.95 22
HR/9 0.76 8   HR/9 0.91 21
GB% 47.2% 5   GB% 44.6% 11
Whiff% 26.1% 2   Whiff% 22.3% 8
             
Defense SD MLB Rank   Defense PIT MLB Rank
UZR +36.2 1   UZR -22.1 25
UZR/150 +10.3 1   UZR/150 -5.9 25
+/- +50 2   +/- -24 28
             

Top Players

 

 

 

Top Players

   
Offense PA wOBA   Offense PA wOBA
Adrian Gonzalez 403 0.386   Neil Walker 186 0.356
Will Venable 249 0.329   Pedro Alvarez 124 0.348
Starting Rotation IP FIP   Starting Rotation IP FIP
Mat Latos 106.2 3.20   Paul Maholm 114.0 4.30
Clayton Richard 126.0 3.63   Zach Duke 91.1 4.75
Bullpen IP FIP   Bullpen IP FIP
Heath Bell 41.1 1.93   Evan Meek 53.2 2.85
Mike Adams 41.1 2.00   Joel Hanrahan 41.2 2.80
Defense Pos UZR   Defense Pos UZR
Tony Gwynn CF +12.3   Ronny Cedeno SS +3.5
Chase Headley 3B +6.1   Jose Tabata LF +3.2
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