Detroit Tigers fans will see their team hit the road for a long road trip. That road trip starts against the team that the Tigers just finished playing two home games against—the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Detroit Tigers baseball returns to the airwaves on Wednesday night as the team matches up against the Pittsburgh Pirates. After splitting the first two games in Detroit, the scene now shifts to Pittsburgh, where the Tigers will look to come away with a positive result from two games.
The series against the Pirates kicks off an even longer road trip that includes three games in both Kansas City and Houston.
Before those games, there are still the Pirates to deal with. Thankfully, the Tigers are coming off a strong game on Tuesday.
Detroit received stellar performances from Anibal Sanchez and the offense in the victory. Sanchez held Pittsburgh to two runs in 5.2 innings pitched, while Ian Kinsler, Justin Upton and J.D. Martinez led the way for the Tiger offense.
Kinsler went 2-for-4 with a RBI, a walk and three runs scored. Both Upton and Martinez registered four hits and combined to drive in four runs, while scoring four more.
That being said, here are four things to know for the first game against Pittsburgh.