Pirates Game Discussion: Pirates at Cardinals, 7:45 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (17-23) are in St Louis for a quick two-game series against the Cardinals (23-18), starting tonight at 7:45 PM. JT Brubaker will make his eighth start for the Pirates. He has a 2.58 ERA in 38.1 innings, with 41 strikeouts and a 1.12 WHIP. The Cardinals are countering with right-handed pitcher John Gant, who will be making his eighth start of the season. He has a 1.83 ERA in 34.1 innings, with 29 strikeouts and a 1.63 WHIP.

If you missed the sad news from today, Rennie Stennett passed away at age 72.

The Pirates traded Sean Poppen to the Rays.

Here are the lineups: