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Pirates vs. Cardinals - 8/22/2021

Max Talbot told me not to say anything.

MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates at Los Angeles Dodgers
Squid’s on the mound today.
Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates (44-79) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (62-60), Sunday, August 22, 2021 @ 2:15 p.m.

Location: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, MO

TV: AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh

Radio: 93.7 The Fan

Cardinals SB Nation Site: Viva El Birdos

Projected Starters

Pirates: Steven Brault (0-1, 1.84 ERA)

Cardinals: Adam Wainwright (11-7, 3.26 ERA)

Probable Starting Lineups (subject to change)


  1. Yoshi Tsutsugo (LF)
  2. Ke’Bryan Hayes (3B)
  3. Bryan Reynolds (CF)
  4. Colin Moran (1B)
  5. Gregory Polanco (RF)
  6. Kevin Newman (SS)
  7. Michael Perez (C)
  8. Hoy Park (2B)
  9. Steven Brault (P)


  1. Tommy Edman (2B)
  2. Paul Goldschmidt (1B)
  3. Tyler O’Neill (LF)
  4. Nolan Arenado (3B)
  5. Yadier Molina (C)
  6. Lars Nootbaar (RF)
  7. Edmundo Sosa (SS)
  8. Harrison Bader (CF)
  9. Adam Wainwright (P)


Hey, everybody, did you know that the Pirates have w—

Oh, right, got it, Talbo.

I will say that the Bucs seem to come to play against the Cards this season; the games have been fun to watch. However, a note to Bucs play-by-play guy Greg Brown: stop trying to make “Tsut, Tsut, Tsutsago” happen. I don’t know anyone who likes “Sussudio,” including rabid Phil Collins fans. Yoshi has been doing a lot of this, though:

The Steelers won last night, so let’s keep the party going. Your game thread is open, I’ll be up to no good on Twitter, and, as always, LET’S GO BUCS!!