Pirates-Angels scouting report
Manager : Mike Scioscia
Record: 36-24, second in the AL West
Player to watch: CF Darin Erstad batted .361 in May, the third-best average in the American League last month, with three homers and 21 RBI.
Pitching matchups: Tonight, LHP Jimmy Anderson (5-7, 4.96 ERA) vs. LHP Jarrod Washburn (5-2, 3.36), 10:05 p.m.; Tuesday, RHP Josh Fogg (6-4, 3.44) vs. RHP Kevin Appier (5-4, 3.62), 10:05 p.m.; Wednesay, LHP Joe Beimel (1-1, 2.30) vs. RHP Aaron Sele (6-3, 4.89), 10:05 p.m.
TV/Radio: All three games will be televised by Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh and broadcast by KDKA-AM (1020).
Notes: The Pirates are 34-39 in interleague play, including 12-23 on the road. … Since starting the season 0-2, Washburn has won five consecutive decisions in his past nine starts. He has never faced anyone on the Pirates' roster. … Tim Salmon has struck out five times in his past nine plate appearances against Brian Boehringer. … Garrett Anderson leads the AL in doubles (23), is second in extra-base hits (36) and has the ninth-best slugging percentage (..559). … David Eckstein has been hit by 10 pitches, second-most in the majors, and has three grand slams this season. … Sele has given up the third-most hits (95) in the AL.