No Doubleheader on Monday for Pirates/Reds

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that there won’t be a doubleheader with the Cincinnati Reds on Monday. With both teams off on Monday, there was word that they could possibly play a doubleheader that day for Saturday and Sunday’s postponed games. No makeup date has been announced yet, but the two clubs meet again September 4-6 in Pittsburgh and September 14-16 in Cincinnati.

The Pirates had one of their postponed road  games against the Cardinals rescheduled for a doubleheader in Pittsburgh, so it’s possible that they could split up the postponed games between the two series. No Pirates players tested positive for COVID-19 after one Reds player did on Friday.

Here’s the reason from Derek Shelton:

Some other news for when they come back to action on Tuesday against the Cleveland Indians at PNC Park. The Pirates set their rotation for the three-game series as JT Brubaker, Steven Brault and Trevor Williams. Adam Berry from said that the Pirates are working out in Cincinnati today then heading home

In case you missed it, here are the history articles from today. I added an extra one because of the off-day. Tomorrow is already set up with four history articles as well.

This Date – Ten former players born on this date

1979 Recap – Pirates go for sweep against the Padres

Card of the Day – 1986 Topps Lee Mazzilli, link also includes a book review from John Fredland, which is related to the Mazzilli card

Pirates Trade History – The Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins edition. These teams need to talk more often.