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    Alex Verdugo and the Boston Red Sox square off against JT Brubaker and the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday at 7:05 PM. Verdugo is coming off a game when he reached base in all five of his plate appearances, going 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI.

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    Game Info, Verdugo Props for Red Sox vs Pirates

    • Game Day: Thursday, August 18, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
    • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: PNC Park
    Hits Home Runs RBI
    Over/Under 0.5 0.5 0.5
    Over Odds -265 +750 +170

    Verdugo in 2022

    • Verdugo is hitting .280 with 30 doubles, seven home runs and 29 walks.
    • In MLB play, Verdugo ranks 190th in home runs and 52nd in RBI.
    • Verdugo has a hit in 77 out of 111 games this season (69.4%), with multiple base hits in 33 of them (29.7%).
    • Out of the 111 games Verdugo has played in this season, he’s homered in seven contests (6.3%), leaving the yard in 1.5% of his trips to the plate.

    Last Five Games

    Opponent Date H/AB R HR RBI K BB SB
    Pirates August 17 3-for-3 3 0 1 0 2 0
    Pirates August 16 1-for-4 1 0 1 0 0 0
    Yankees August 14 0-for-3 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Yankees August 13 2-for-2 1 0 0 0 1 0
    Yankees August 12 1-for-3 1 0 0 0 1 0

    Pirates Pitching in 2022

    • The Pirates are sending Brubaker (2-10) out to make his 23rd start of the season. He is 2-10 with a 4.45 ERA and 117 strikeouts through 113 1/3 innings pitched.
    • The 28-year-old has put up an ERA of 4.45, with 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings, in 22 games this season. Opponents have a .271 batting average against him.
    • The Pirates pitching staff is 23rd in the league with a collective 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings.
    • Pirates pitchers combine to rank 11th in baseball in home runs surrendered (121 total, 1.0 per game).

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