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Series preview: Pirates travel to Motown to face Tigers

A quick two-game set in Detroit.

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Pittsburgh Pirates Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Detroit Tigers, May 3-4, 2022

Location: Comerica Park, Detroit, MI

TV: AT&T Sports Pittsburgh

Radio: KDKA-AM

Tigers SB Nation Site: Bless You Boys


The Pirates begin their first series of interleague play against the Tigers with a quick 24-hour two-game set. The Tigers have struggled so far this season, winning just seven of their first 21 games.

Here’s a look at what we can expect this week:

Projected Starters

Tuesday, 7:10 p.m. EST

Bryse Wilson vs. Michael Pineda

Wednesday, 1:10 p.m. EST

Jose Quintana vs. Tarik Skubal

Projected Lineups

Pirates

  1. Daniel Vogelbach, DH
  2. Ke’Bryan Hayes, 3B
  3. Bryan Reynolds, CF
  4. Yoshi Tsutsugo, 1B
  5. Michael Chavis, 2B
  6. Diego Castillo, SS
  7. Ben Gamel, LF
  8. Jack Suwinski, RF
  9. Roberto Perez, C

Tigers

  1. Robbie Grossman, LF
  2. Javier Baez, SS
  3. Austin Meadows, RF
  4. Miguel Cabrera, DH
  5. Harold Castro, 1B
  6. Jonathan Schoop, 2B
  7. Jeimer Candelario, 3B
  8. Tucker Barnhart, C
  9. Akil Baddoo, CF