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Pirates vs. Padres - 5/3/2021

The Pirates hope to bounce back on the west coast.

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Pittsburgh Pirates Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates (12-15) vs. San Diego Padres (16-13), May 3, 2021 @ 10:10pm

Location: Petco Park, San Diego, CA

TV: AT&T Sports Pittsburgh

Radio: KDKA-AM

Padres SB Nation Site: Gaslamp Ball

Projected Starters

Pirates - Tyler Anderson (2-2, 3.38 ERA)

Padres - Miguel Diaz (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

Starting Lineups (Subject to last-minute change)


  1. Adam Frazier (2B)
  2. Bryan Reynolds (CF)
  3. Colin Moran (1B)
  4. Erik Gonzalez (3B)
  5. Phillips Evans (LF)
  6. Gregory Polanco (RF)
  7. Kevin Newman (SS)
  8. Michael Perez (C)
  9. Tyler Anderson (P)


  1. Trent Grisham (CF)
  2. Fernando Tatis Jr. (SS)
  3. Manny Machado (3B)
  4. Wil Myers (RF)
  5. Tommy Pham (LF)
  6. Jake Cronenworth (1B)
  7. Nola Austin (C)
  8. Ha-Seong Kim (2B)
  9. Miguel Diaz (P)

It’s a long flight from Pittsburgh to San Diego, especially when you’re coming off of a three-game sweep like our Buccos. Tyler Anderson, one of Pittsburgh’s most effective starters, will look to break a four-game losing streak and get our formally over-.500 Bucs back into the win column. But it will be a tough match against one of baseball’s better clubs.

Make sure you check out Brett’s piece from earlier today before the game and catch a listen to Nathan’s podcast this week. All worth your time, especially if you’re staying up late for the game and the fam is in bed.

Let’s go Bucs!