Series preview: Pirates want revenge on Reds

Cincinnati Reds (15-16) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (14-19), 10.-12. May 2021

Location: PNC Park, Pittsburgh, PA

Television: AT&T Sports Pittsburgh

Reds SB Nation Site: Red Reporter

After being swept away by the Reds in early April, the pirates seek revenge this week when their longtime rival hits town.

Here’s a look at what to expect this week:

Projected starters

Monday, 6:35 p.m. EST

Tyler Mahle (1-1, 3.23 ERA) versus Mitch Keller (2-3, 6.29 ERA)

Tuesday, 6:35 p.m. EST

Sonny Gray (0-2, 3.92 ERA) versus JT Brubaker (2-2, 2.78 ERA)

Wednesday, 12:35 p.m. EST

Wade Miley (4-2, 2.00 ERA) v Trevor Cahill (1-4, 6.75 ERA)

* This is the second time this season the Pirates have faced a pitcher who threw a no-hitter on his last appearance (Joe Musgrove).

Projected lineups

Red wines

  1. Jesse Winker (LF)
  2. Nick Castellanos (RF)
  3. Joey Votto (1B)
  4. Mike Moustakas (3B)
  5. Eugenio Suarez (SS)
  6. Tyler Naquin (CF)
  7. Nick Senzel (2B)
  8. Tucker Barnhart (C)
  9. Start pitcher


  1. Adam Frazier (2B)
  2. Kevin Newman (SS)
  3. Phillip Evans (RF)
  4. Jacob Stallings (C)
  5. Erik Gonzalez (3B)
  6. Wilmer Difo (CF)
  7. Todd Frazier (1B)
  8. Ka’ai Tom (LF)
  9. Start pitcher

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