Guaranteed Rate Field will play host to a Tuesday night MLB matchup between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago White Sox. The Pirates (48-83) have dropped 45 of their 65 road games and are sitting in last place in the NL Central Division standings. On Sunday, Yoshi Tsutsugo hit a walkoff three-run blast to lift Pittsburgh to a 4-3 home victory versus St. Louis.
Twenty-three year old righty Bryce Wilson (2-5 4.35 ERA) will make his fifth start as a member of the Pirates. Wilson, who was acquired in a trade from Atlanta, has allowed eight runs in 20 innings for his new team.
The Chicago White Sox are 20 games above .500 at home and hold a comfortable ten game lead over Cleveland in the AL Central Division race. On Sunday, OF Luis Robert homered twice during a 13-1 home victory versus the Chicago Cubs. SP Dylan Cease (11-6) matched a career high with 11 strikeouts to earn the win for the White Sox (76-56).
The White Sox will turn to talented right-hander Lucas Giolito (9-9 3.68 ERA) on Tuesday. Through 154 innings of work, Giolito has fanned 175 batters and owns a solid 1.10 WHIP.