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Roansy Contreras Pirates

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, June 21st, your Pittsburgh Pirates (27-39) play game two of a four-game series against the Chicago Cubs (25-42). Starting game two for your Pirates will be Roansy Contreras (1-1, 3.06 ERA), and he will face Matt Swarmer (1-2, 5.23 ERA). First pitch at PNC Park is set for 7:05 p.m.

Update (3:16 PM)- 

**Coming off the 12-1 win over Chicago, the only change in tonight’s lineup is at the catchers position.

UPDATE (11:21 a.m.) Pirates Minor League pitcher Nick Garcia has won the South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week. Garcia posted a 1.62 ERA in three starts in June.

UPDATE (10:29 p.m.) Pirates prospect Bligh Madris made history last night and became the first-ever Palauan to play in the Major Leagues. Congrats to Bligh and Palau.

Weather: 90 degrees and sunny
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, KDKA Radio 
Money Line: PIT -150 favorites, O/U of 8.5 runs

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