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Pirates vs. Reds - 9/27/2021

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Make-up game and playoff hope destroyer in one convenient package.

Pittsburgh Pirates v Philadelphia Phillies
Hi, I’m here to ruin your day.
Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images

Pittsburgh Pirates (58-97) vs. Cincinnati Reds (81-75), Monday, September 27, 2021 @ 1:10 p.m.

Location: Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati OH

TV: AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh

Radio: KDKA AM/FM

Reds SB Nation Site: Red Reporter


Projected Starters

Pirates: Connor Overton (0-0, 2.51 ERA)

Reds: Reiver Sanmartin (0-0, 0.0 ERA)

Projected Lineups (subject to change)

Pirates

  1. Ke’Bryan Hayes (3B)
  2. Yoshi Tsutsugo (RF)
  3. Bryan Reynolds (CF)
  4. Colin Moran (1B)
  5. Anthony Alford (LF)
  6. Cole Tucker (SS)
  7. Kevin Newman (2B)
  8. Taylor Davis (C)
  9. Connor Overton (P)

Reds

  1. Jonathan India (2B)
  2. Max Schrock (LF)
  3. Nick Castellanos (RF)
  4. Joey Votto (1B)
  5. Eugenio Suarez (3B)
  6. Kyle Farmer (SS)
  7. Delino DeShields (CF)
  8. Tucker Barnhart (C)
  9. Reiver Sanmartin (P)

You have to love unexpected Monday afternoon baseball. This will be the Pirates’ final game on the road this season, and also, sadly, my last game thread until next year. It’s a good way to close out yet another year on the planet (my birthday’s tomorrow)—hanging out with the BD Commentariat discussing pizza, fantasy football, and occasionally baseball, with funny GIFs and memes along the way.

Let’s hope that the Bucs can continue dashing playoff hopes. In the meantime, here’s your game thread, of course I’ll be on Twitter and, for the last time on my 2021 watch, LET’S GO BUCS!!