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Pirates vs. Mets - 7/9/2021

The series kicks off tonight!

Milwaukee Brewers v Pittsburgh Pirates Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images

Pittsburgh Pirates (32-54) vs. New York Mets (45-38), July 9, 2021 @ 7:10pm

Location: Citi Field, Flushing, NY

TV: AT&T Sports Pittsburgh

Radio: KDKA-AM

Mets SB Nation Site: Amazin’ Avenue

Projected Starters

Pirates: JT Brubaker (4-8, 4.09 ERA)

Mets: Taijuan Walker (7-3, 2.44 ERA)

Projected Lineups (subject to change)


  1. Adam Frazier (2B)
  2. Ke’Bryan Hayes (3B)
  3. Bryan Reynolds (CF)
  4. Ben Gamel (LF)
  5. John Nogowski (1B)
  6. Kevin Newman (SS)
  7. Michael Perez (C)
  8. Jared Oliva (RF)
  9. JT Brubaker (P)


  1. Brandon Nimmo (CF)
  2. Francisco Lindor (SS)
  3. Dominic Smith (LF)
  4. Pete Alonso (1B)
  5. Jeff McNeil (2B)
  6. Michael Conforto (RF)
  7. Jonathan Villar (3B)
  8. James McCann (C)
  9. Taijuan Walker (P)

The Pirates and Mets get things going tonight after last night’s contest was postponed due to weather, as two of the lowest-scoring offenses in the Majors go head to head. Pittsburgh starter JT Brubaker continues to struggle after a hot start, slipping all the way to 4-8 on the year, and the Bucs will be going against Taijuan Walker, who’s off to a fine start this season. This is the first of a four-game set that now features a double-header on Saturday.

Let’s go Bucs!