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Game thread: Pirates vs. Reds - 4/5/21

A new day, a new series.

MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Yankees Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates (1-2) vs. Cincinnati Reds (2-1), Monday, April 5, 2021 @ 6:40pm

Location: Great American Ballpark, Cincinnati, OH

TV: AT&T Sports Pittsburgh

Radio: 93.7 The Fan

Reds SB Nation Site: Red Reporter

Starting Pitchers

Pirates: JT Brubaker (1-3 with 4.94 ERA in 11 starts in 2020)

Reds: Jose De Leon (5 appearances with 18.00 ERA in 2020)

Probable Starting Lineups (subject to last-minute change)


  1. Adam Frazier (2B)
  2. Phillip Evans (3B)
  3. Bryan Reynolds (LF)
  4. Colin Moran (1B)
  5. Erik Gonzalez (SS)
  6. Gregory Polanco (RF)
  7. Jacob Stallings (C)
  8. Dustin Fowler (CF)
  9. JT Brubaker (P)


  1. Jesse Winker (LF)
  2. Nick Castellanos (RF)
  3. Joey Votto (1B)
  4. Eugenio Suárez (SS)
  5. Mike Moustakas (3B)
  6. Nick Senzel (CF)
  7. Jonathan India (2B)
  8. Tucker Barnhart (C)
  9. Jose De Leon (P)

The Buccos are right back at it tonight, heading to Cincy to take on the Reds, and they’ll have to do it without their best player, Ke’Bryan Hayes. Make sure you check out the podcast that wraps up the last series with the Chicago Cubs, and check out the series preview if you want to know more about tonight’s opponent.

Go Bucs!