Blue Jays vs. Pirates: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch
The Toronto Blue Jays (19-14), who will give the ball to Jose Berrios, visit the Pittsburgh Pirates (20-13) with Johan Oviedo on the mound, Saturday at 6:35 PM ET.
Find out how to watch the Toronto-Pittsburgh matchup below.
When is Blue Jays vs. Pirates and when does it start?
This contest between the Blue Jays and Pirates will take place on Saturday, May 6, 2023. You should expect the opening pitch at 6:35 PM ET.
Where to watch Blue Jays vs. Pirates
The Blue Jays and Pirates will hit the diamond at PNC Park for this matchup on May 6, and if you want to catch the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on SportsNet PT.
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Blue Jays vs. Pirates Game Preview
These teams meet again after the Blue Jays defeated the Pirates 4-0 yesterday. Chris Bassitt registered the win for the Blue Jays (7.0 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 5 K), and Whit Merrifield led the way offensively (2-for-4 with a double). Rich Hill (5.1 IP, 4 R, 8 H, 5 K) took the loss for the Pirates.
Blue Jays Stats, Odds & Insights
The Blue Jays have been the moneyline favorite 24 total times this season. They’ve finished 14-10 in those games.
Toronto is 13th in MLB with 37 total home runs.
The Blue Jays are 14th in baseball, slugging .408.
Toronto’s 4.22 team ERA ranks 13th across all MLB pitching staffs.
Pitchers for the Blue Jays combine for the 13th-ranked WHIP in baseball (1.269).
Pirates Stats, Odds & Insights
The Pirates have been underdogs in 25 games this season and won 13 (52%) of those contests.
Pittsburgh’s 35 home runs rank 17th in Major League Baseball.
The Pirates are 10th in MLB with a .428 slugging percentage this season.
Pittsburgh pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.65 ERA this year, ninth-best in baseball.
The Pirates have a combined WHIP of 1.315 as a pitching staff, which ranks 16th in MLB.
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Blue Jays Starter Recent Performance: José Berríos
|at Red Sox||May. 1||5.1||11||5||5||4||2|
|vs. White Sox||Apr. 25||7.0||4||0||0||9||1|
|at Astros||Apr. 19||7.0||3||2||2||3||1|
|vs. Rays||Apr. 14||5.0||4||1||1||6||0|
|at Angels||Apr. 8||4.0||6||6||4||5||1|
Pirates Starter Recent Performance: Johan Oviedo
|at Nationals||Apr. 30||2.1||9||7||7||1||2|
|vs. Dodgers||Apr. 25||5.1||6||5||4||4||2|
|at Rockies||Apr. 19||6.0||3||1||1||6||3|
|at Cardinals||Apr. 14||7.0||6||1||1||10||1|
|vs. White Sox||Apr. 9||6.2||5||0||0||5||0|
Blue Jays Key Players to Watch
The Blue Jays will send Berrios (2-3) out to make his seventh start of the season. He is 2-3 with a 5.29 ERA and 34 strikeouts through 34 2/3 innings pitched.
His last time out was on Monday against the Boston Red Sox, when the right-hander went 5 1/3 innings, surrendering five earned runs while allowing 11 hits.
In six games this season, the 28-year-old has an ERA of 5.29, with 9 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .276 against him.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads Toronto with seven home runs this season. He’s batting .318 with 21 RBI.
Bo Bichette is batting .329 this season with a team-high seven home runs and 22 RBI.
Matt Chapman is batting .350 to lead Toronto, while adding five homers and 21 runs batted in this season.
Pirates Key Players to Watch
Oviedo (2-2) will take the mound for the Pirates, his seventh start of the season.
The right-hander gave up seven earned runs and allowed nine hits in 2 1/3 innings pitched against the Washington Nationals on Sunday.
The 25-year-old has pitched in six games this season with an ERA of 4.78, a 2.5 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.469.
Bryan Reynolds paces the Pirates with 23 runs batted in while accumulating a team-best batting average of .322.
Carlos Santana has 11 doubles, two home runs and 15 walks while batting .270.
Andrew McCutchen has hit a team-high six home runs.
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