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Series preview: Pirates kick off final road trip of season vs. Marlins

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Pirates head to South Beach this weekend.

Miami Marlins v Pittsburgh Pirates Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images

Pittsburgh Pirates (54-92) vs. Miami Marlins (62-84), September 17-19, 2021

Location: loanDepot Park, Miami, FL

TV: AT&T Sports Pittsburgh

Radio: KDKA-AM

Marlins SB Nation Site: Fish Stripes


The Pirates take their talents to South Beach for a three-game set with the Marlins.

Here’s a look at what we can expect this weekend:

Projected Starters

Friday, 7:10 p.m. EST

Wil Crowe (3-7, 5.97 ERA) vs. Elieser Hernandez (1-1, 4.14 ERA)

Saturday, 6:10 p.m. EST

Bryse Wilson (2-7, 4.97 ERA) vs. Edward Cabrera (0-1, 6.61 ERA)

Sunday, 1:10 p.m. EST

TBD vs. Sandy Alcantara (9-13, 3.10 ERA)

Projected Lineups

Pirates

  1. Ke’Bryan Hayes (R) 3B
  2. Yoshi Tsutsugo (L) RF
  3. Bryan Reynolds (S) CF
  4. Colin Moran (L) 1B
  5. Ben Gamel (L) LF
  6. Kevin Newman (R) SS
  7. Michael Perez (L) C
  8. Hoy Park (L) 2B
  9. Starting Pitcher

Marlins

  1. Miguel Rojas (R) SS
  2. Lewin Diaz (L) 1B
  3. Bryan De La Cruz (R) LF
  4. Jesus Sanchez (L) RF
  5. Lewis Brinson (R) CF
  6. Joe Panik (L) 2B
  7. Sandy Leon (S) C
  8. Isan Diaz (L) 3B
  9. Starting Pitcher

The Pirates have won six of their last nine games coming into the series this weekend with the Marlins.

This series marks the first three games of a 10-game road trip, the final one of the season. The team has lost their last seven on the road, so hopefully they can pull it together for the final road trip of 2021.