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PBN Around the Horn: Bryse Wilson Gets the Nod Against the Tigers

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After a disappointing Chicago Road trip, the Pittsburgh Pirates (48-89) head home to face the Detroit Tigers (65-73). The Pirates will send out Bryse Wilson (4.61 ERA) to face Tarik Skubal (4.26 ERA). The first pitch is set for 1:35 p.m.

Weather: 75 degrees and sunny
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 93.7 The Fan 
Line: Pirates are +114 underdogs, O/U is 8.5 runs

UPDATE (1:30 p.m.) Former Pirates Charlie Morton has received a one year extension worth $20 million from the Atlanta Braves.

UPDATE (1:21 p.m.) The money line has moved again, this time more in the Pirates favor. The Pirates are now +114 underdogs. O/U remains at 8.5 runs.

UPDATE (12:00 p.m.)- Lineup

  1. Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
  2. Kevin Newman SS
  3. Bryan Reynolds CF
  4. Yoshi Tsutsugo
  5. Jacob Stallings C
  6. Anthony Alford LF
  7. Ben Gamel RF
  8. Cole Tucker 2B
  9. Bryse Wilson P

UPDATE (11:07 a.m.)- Pirates prospect Nick Gonzales hit yet another homer Sunday night in what is the Greensboro Grasshoppers final regualr season home game. Gonzales went 2-4 with a homer and an RBI double.

UPDATE (11:05 a.m.)- Pirates prospect O’Neil Cruz blasted a 461 foot homer in Altoona’s 7-2 victory.

UPDATE (10:59 a.m.)- The money line has moved slightly in favor of the Tigers again. The Pirates are now +125 underdogs. O/U remains at 8.5 and if I was a betting man I’d go with the over.  

UPDATE (10:51 a.m.)- The 2022 MLB Draft had a significant shakeup Sunday afternoon. Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Texas Rangers won, unfortunately the Diamondbacks lost. The standings now have the Pirates in the top three. The Pirates find themselves 4.0 games back of the Orioles, and 3.5 back on the Diamondbacks.

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

Cubs hit two grand slams and sweep the Pirates in four games.

Pirates Prospects Notes

Tim Williams and John Dreker team up and give us all of the prospect news and notes for Sunday. First, we have Tim deliver us the weekly transaction analysis. Finally, we have John give us the low-down on all the prospect performances in the prospect watch

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