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PBN Around the Horn: After a Little Break, Mitch Keller Starts Again
Welcome to the PBN Around the Horn. Here you’ll find news and notes from across Major League Baseball, your Pittsburgh Pirates, and around the Sports Now network.
Tuesday, May 31st, your Pittsburgh Pirates (20-27)will play game two of three against the Los Angeles Dodgers (33-15). Starting game two for the Pirates will be Mitch Keller (1-5, 6.05 ERA). Keller’s mound opponent will be Julio Urias (3-4, 2.49 ERA). First pitch at Dodger Stadium is set for 10:10 p.m. Eastern.
UPDATE (7:18 p.m.) Pirates Lineup 5/31 vs. Dodgers
Mitch on the mound.#LetsGoBucs pic.twitter.com/LFQjtojCMb
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) May 31, 2022
UPDATE (3:26 p.m.) Happy World Parrot Day to all those who observe
Happy #WorldParrotDay to me! 🥰 pic.twitter.com/zcq1UpwHXe
— The Pirate Parrot (@Pirate_Parrot) May 31, 2022
UPDATE (11:35 a.m.) According to Stats by STATS, the Pirates are the first modern era club with 9th inning road comebacks against teams with a .640+ winning percentage in 3 days time.
Saturday: Pirates trail in 9th at 29-16 Padres, rally to win
Monday: Pirates trail in 9th at 33-14 Dodgers, rally to win
The @Pirates are the only team in the modern era to have a 9th-inning road comeback win against 2 different teams with a .640+ win pct over a span of 3 days.
— Stats By STATS (@StatsBySTATS) May 31, 2022
UPDATE (11:08: a.m.) David Bednar’s 53 consecutive game streak without allowing multiple runs has come to a close after Monday night’s win. Bednar’s streak was the longest active streak in baseball.
Weather: 69 degrees and sunny
TV/Radio AT&T Sportsnet, KDKA Radio
Money Line: TBD
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