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Series preview: Cardinals come to the ‘Burgh for a weekend series

A look at this weekend’s series.

St Louis Cardinals v Pittsburgh Pirates Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images

St. Louis Cardinals (13-12) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (12-12), April 30-May 2, 2021

Location: PNC Park, Pittsburgh, PA

TV: AT&T Sports Pittsburgh

Radio: KDKA-AM

Cardinals SB Nation Site: Viva El Birdos

It’s the first meeting between the Buccos and Redbirds this season and the Pirates host the Cardinals in a three-game set at PNC to end April and begin May.

Here’s a look at what we can expect this weekend:

Projected Starters

Friday, 6:35 p.m. EST

John Gant (1-2, 2.25 ERA) vs. JT Brubaker (2-1, 2.01 ERA)

Saturday, 6:35 p.m. EST

Jack Flaherty (4-0, 3.18 ERA) vs. Trevor Cahill (1-2, 7.11 ERA)

Sunday, 1:05 p.m. EST

TBD vs. Wil Crowe (0-0, 3.86 ERA)

Projected Lineups


  1. Tommy Edman (2B)
  2. Daniel Carlson (CF)
  3. Paul Goldschmidt (1B)
  4. Nolan Arenado (3B)
  5. Paul DeJong (SS)
  6. Tyler O’Neil (LF)
  7. Justin Williams (RF)
  8. Andrew Knizner (C)
  9. Starting Pitcher


  1. Adam Frazier (2B)
  2. Phillip Evans (LF)
  3. Bryan Reynolds (CF)
  4. Colin Moran (1B)
  5. Gregory Polanco (RF)
  6. Erik Gonzalez (3B)
  7. Jacob Stallings (C)
  8. Kevin Newman (SS)
  9. Starting Pitcher