Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Pre-Game: Pirates vs. Reds

Like Busch Stadium in St. Louis, part of Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati was built on the site of the former stadium. In this case, it was Riverfront Stadium (also Cinergy Field at its conclusion), which is why they played their last year there with no outfield seats. The Riverfront Stadium site is now part ball park and part bars and condos. It's actually pretty nice. The Reds Hall-of Fame is also there in the mix, it's near the old third base line, close to the bullpen. It was a fun visit that I would recommend. For what it's worth, I think they should have turned the stadium around so the outfield faced downtown instead of no sky-line in Kentucky. 
*Photo courtesy of Cincinnati.com (in case you missed it).

Game: Pittsburgh Pirates (11-14) vs. Cincinnati Reds (12-13)
Time: 7:10 PM
Location: Great American Ballpark - Cincinnati, Ohio
Game-Time Weather: Mostly Sunny, 64
TV/Radio: ROOT Sports - Pittsburgh/KDKA-FM 93.7

Tonight's Starting Pitcher's

Tyler Glasnow - RHP (0-1, 7.98) vs. Scott Feldman - RHP (1-2, 3.25)

Pirates Lineup:
1. Josh Harrison (R) 3B
2. Josh Bell (S) 1B
3. Andrew McCutchen (R) CF
4. John Jaso (L) RF
5. Jose Osuna (R) LF
6. Elias Diaz (R) C
7. Alen Hanson (S) 2B
8. Jordy Mercer (R) SS
9. Tyler Glasnow (L) P

Reds Lineup:
1. Billy Hamilton (S) CF
2. Zack Cozart (R) SS
3. Joey Votto (L) 1B
4. Adam Duvall (R) LF
5. Eugenio Suarez (R) 3B
6. Scott Schebler (L) RF
7. Jose Peraza (R) 2B
8. Devin Mesoraco (R) C
9. Scott Feldman (L) P

*If you missed JAL's Morning Links, you can find them here.

*BFFL's Spreadsheet, that includes JAL's Prediction Contest is available for viewing here.

*Las Vegas Odds can be found here.

*Pirates Radio Pre-Game begins at 5:45 PM, click here to listen.

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