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PIrates vs. Reds - 8/8/2021

Put those brooms away, okay?

Pittsburgh Pirates v Cincinnati Reds
Keep up the good work, B-Rey.
Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images

Pittsburgh Pirates (41-70) vs. Cincinnati Reds (60-51), Sunday, August 8, 2021, 7:05 p.m. EST

Location: Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati, OH

TV: AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh

Radio: 93.7 The Fan

Reds SB Nation Site: Red Reporter

Starting Pitchers

Pirates: Bryse Wilson (2-4, 4.42 ERA)

Reds: Tyler Mahle (8-3, 3.86 ERA)

Probable Starting Lineups (subject to last-minute changes)


  1. Hoy Park (SS)
  2. Ke’Bryan Hayes (3B)
  3. Bryan Reynolds (CF)
  4. Colin Moran (1B)
  5. Anthony Alford (LF)
  6. Gregory Polanco (RF)
  7. Rodolfo Castro (2B)
  8. Jacob Stallings (C)
  9. Bryse Wilson (P)


  1. Jonathan India (2B)
  2. Jesse Winker (LF)
  3. Nick Castellanos (RF)
  4. Joey Votto (1B)
  5. Tyler Stephenson (C)
  6. Kyle Farmer (SS)
  7. Eugenio Suarez (3B)
  8. Shogo Akiyama (CF)
  9. Tyler Mahle (P)

The Pirates hope to eke one out, as opposed to eeking as they’ve done lately, this afternoon against the Reds in the final game of this series. Bryse Wilson makes his second start as a Bucco, and other than Jacob Stallings catching Derek Shelton has left his lineup mostly unchanged, with Hoy Park, Ke’Bryan Hayes and Bryan Reynolds as the first three in the battery. Sooner or later, something has to stick, right?

It’s a summer Sunday afternoon, let’s try to enjoy it. The game thread is open, I’ll be up to my usual hijinks here and on Twitter, and, as always, LET’S GO BUCS!!