By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – In its annual projections, USA Today Sports predicts the Pirates will win just 57 games this season.READ MORE: 2-Vehicle Crash Closes Parts Of Route 22 And Route 119 In Westmoreland County
According to a six-person panel, the Pirates will go 57-105 during this shortened season.READ MORE: As People Struggle To Secure Unemployment Benefits, Prosecutors Say Fraud Is Widespread
“It may be worse than it looks for the Pirates, whose shortened-season .317 win percentage translates to 51-111 over 162 games. And that’s before they traded Joe Musgrove,” USA Today says.MORE NEWS: Kennywood's Jack Rabbit Roller Coaster Gets Squeaky Clean During Offseason
The Bucs will open the 2021 season on the road on April 1 against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.