James McDonald, Tuesday's Bucs starter, posted a 1.69 ERA in his first 10 home starts this season. McDonald entered the night having made 32 career starts at PNC Park as a member of the Pirates, posting a 14-4 record and 2.60 ERA.
The Pirates have won eight straight series at home. They're 13-2-1 in their last 16 series overall.
At PNC Park, Andrew McCutchen is hitting .392, the highest home batting average in baseball.