The Pittsburgh Pirates (20-17) are in Arizona for three games against the Diamondbacks (22-19). Nick Kingham will get the start tonight in game one. He made his first start of the season on Wednesday when he allowed two runs on three hits and three walks, with five strikeouts in four innings. Kingham faced the Diamondbacks on April 24th and allowed three runs over two innings. Arizona is scheduled to send out 27-year-old lefty Robbie Ray, who has a 3.30 ERA in eight starts. In 43.2 innings, he has 55 strikeouts, a .210 BAA and a 1.28 WHIP. Ray threw 5.2 shutout innings, striking out 11 batters, against the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.
Prior to the game, Jung Ho Kang was placed on the 10-day injured list. Jake Elmore has taken his place on the active roster.
Here are the lineups:
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) May 13, 2019
— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) May 13, 2019