The Pittsburgh Pirates (17-16) take on the St Louis Cardinals (21-16) in a four-game series on the road. Joe Musgrove gets the ball tonight. He is coming off of his worst outing of the season, five earned runs over 2.2 innings against the Oakland A’s on Friday. The Cardinals will counter with right-hander Michael Wacha, who has a 5.17 ERA in 31.1 innings, with 33 strikeouts and a 1.63 WHIP. He gave up four runs on six hits and four walks in five innings against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
Prior to the game, the Pirates designated lefty reliever Tyler Lyons for assignment. They added Clay Holmes and Montana DuRapau from Indianapolis.
Here are the lineups:
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