On May 4, 2024, the Pittsburgh Pirates are set to host the Colorado Rockies at PNC Park, with the first pitch scheduled for 4:05 PM ET. The forecast suggests light rain may potentially affect gameplay.

Austin Gomber of the Rockies, carrying a 4.500 ERA, will take the mound as the starting pitcher. Opposing him will be Jared Jones for the Pirates, who enters the game with a 3.176 ERA.

Looking at the standings as of 2024 in the NL West, the Rockies are currently 14th with a disappointing 7-21 record, translating to a .250 winning percentage. They have a divisional record of 4-7, placing them fifth within their division. Recently, Colorado has won 3 of their last 10 games and are amid a 2-game losing streak. They have won 5 out of 15 games at home and secured only 2 victories in 13 road contests. Comparatively, they have accumulated 3 wins during daytime matches versus 4 in nighttime settings. The team has scored 106 runs while conceding 176.

On the other side, the Pirates stand at 11th in the NL Central with a record of 14-16, reflecting a .467 winning percentage. They also maintain a neutral division record of 2-2, positioning them fifth. Pittsburgh’s recent performance also shows 3 wins in their last 10 outings, accompanied by a current 2-game losing streak. At home, they’ve managed a 5-7 mark, with an equal 9-9 record on the road. They have a slight edge in day games with 8 wins compared to 6 in evening games. The Pirates have scored 116 runs so far this season and have allowed 126 runs against them.