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PBN Around the Horn: Can Mitch Keller Salvage the Brewers Series?

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Wednesday, April 20th, your Pittsburgh Pirates (5-6) finish their three-game set against the Milwaukee Brewers (7-5). Set to toe, the rubber for the Pirates is Mitch Keller (0-2, 9.39 ERA), and his mound opponent will be Brandon Woodruff (1-1, 7.27 ERA). First pitch at American Family Field is at 1:40 p.m.

UPDATE (2:06 p.m.) Anthony Alford hit a home run in his rehab assignment today with Triple-A Indy

UPDATE (10:58 a.m.) Since the lineups were posted the money line has moved slightly in the Pirates’ favor. They are still underdogs but are now +205 as opposed to +215. The O/U remains at 8 runs.

UPDATE (10:47 a.m.) The Pirates have posted their lineup for game three against the Brewers.

UPDATE (9:02 a.m.) Roansy Contreras has been on fire his last two appearances. In six innings he has allowed just two hits and struck out 10 batters.

UPDATE (9:37 a.m.) 49 years ago today the Great One, Roberto Clemente was elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame thanks to a special election.

Weather: 45 degrees and cloudy at first pitch 
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, KDKA Radio
Money Line: PITT +205 underdogs, O/U of 8 runs

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