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PBN Around the Horn: Can Keller Dazzle Again Against the Cardinals and More

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After the Pittsburgh Pirates (46-81) failed again to achieve the sweep against the Diamondbacks, they will turn around and play a four-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals (64-61). Cardinal killer Mitch Keller (6.35 ERA) will face Miles Mikolas (1.00 ERA). First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. 

Weather: 86 degrees and partly cloudy 
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 93.7 The Fan
Line:  Pirates are +140 underdogs, O/U is 9 runs 

UPDATE (2:35 p.m)- Lineup

  1. Ben Gamel LF
  2. Michael Chavis 2B
  3. Bryan Reynolds CF
  4. Colin Moran 1B
  5. Wlimer Difo 3B
  6. Gregory Polanco RF
  7. Kevin Newman SS
  8. Michael Perez C
  9. Mitch Keller P

UPDATE (12:08 p.m.)- Updated 2022 MLB Draft Order

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

Pirates fail to sweep yet again in a 5-2 loss

Nick Gonzales ranked one of the best 2nd base prospects in baseball

Bryse Wilson activated, Brubaker placed on IL

Po-Yu Chen promoted to Low-A Bradenton

Pirates Prospects Notes

John Dreker graces us with his presence and delivers us all of the Pirates Prospect news from today’s games. With the FCL and DSL teams off today, we had Bradenton play a doubleheader and saw the other three play. Find out all of the performances in the daily prospect watch

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