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Pirates vs. Cubs - 5/7/2021

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Can the bats wake up today?

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Pittsburgh Pirates (13-17) vs. Chicago Cubs (15-16), May 7, 2021 @ 2:20pm

Location: Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL

TV: AT&T Sports Pittsburgh

Radio: KDKA-AM

Cubs SB Nation Site: Bleed Cubbie Blue


Projected Starters:

Pirates - Trevor Cahill (1-3, 7.40 ERA)

Cubs - Zach Davies (1-2, 8.22 ERA)

Projected Starting Lineups (subject to change)

Pirates

  1. Adam Frazier (2B)
  2. Bryan Reynolds (CF)
  3. Erik Gonzalez (SS)
  4. Colin Moran (1B)
  5. Phillip Evans (RF)
  6. Jacob Stallings (C)
  7. Todd Frazier (3B)
  8. Ka’ai Tom (LF)
  9. Trevor Cahill (P)

Cubs

  1. Joc Pederson (LF)
  2. Kris Bryant (CF)
  3. Javier Baez (SS)
  4. Anthony Rizzo (1B)
  5. Willson Contreras (C)
  6. Matt Duffy (3B)
  7. Jason Heyward (RF)
  8. David Bote (2B)
  9. Zach Davies

It’s the third meeting already between the Buccos and the Cubbies, and with both teams under .500, I expect another close affair. Zach Davies has been just as bad as Trevor Cahill, so if Pittsburgh’s bats are going to come alive, today could be the day. Make sure you check out Jeremy’s preview, where we get some insight into the Cubbies.

Let’s go Bucs!