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Baseball is finally here! Your Pittsburgh Pirates open up the season against the St. Louis Cardinals. Set to start the season off for your Pirates is JT Brubaker, and he will square off against the wily veteran Adam Wainwright. The first pitch at Busch Stadium is set for 4 p.m. Eastern.
Update (12:08 p.m.) MLB to honor Roberto Clemente with 21 patch on the hats of Clemente Award winners
Basically the MLB version of the NFL's Payton patch. https://t.co/yGQCDMbDhk
— Paul Lukas (@UniWatch) April 7, 2022
UPDATE (11:53 a.m.) The Pirates lineup is here folks!
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) April 7, 2022
UPDATE (11:22 a.m.) Andrew McCutchen will be batting cleanup for the Brewers today and will serve as the DH.
UPDATE (10:55 a.m.) The Cardinals have given their opening day lineup
#stlcards on opening day:
— Jeff Jones (@jmjones) April 7, 2022
UPDATE (9:55 a.m.)- Jake Marisnick’s deal with the Pirates is a one-year Major League deal for $1.3M, per USA Today. Andrew Knapp gets $800K on his one-year deal, according to DKPittsburghSports.
Outfielder Jake Marisnick will earn $1.3 million on his new major league contract with the #Pirates. He’s on the opening day roster.
— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) April 7, 2022
Source: Knapp's contract with Pirates is for one year, $800K
— Alex Stumpf (@AlexJStumpf) April 7, 2022
Weather: A chilly 52 degrees and cloudy
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 100.1 FM
Money Line: PITT +170 underdogs, O/U 8 runs
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