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PBN Around the Horn: Can Pirates’ Bats Force Game Three Rubber Match?



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Saturday, May 21st, your Pittsburgh Pirates (16-22) play game two of three against the St. Louis Cardinals (21-18). Starting game two for the Pirates will be Jose Quintana (1-1, 2.19 ERA). Quintana will square off against fellow lefty Matt Liberatore (MLB Debut). First pitch at PNC Park is set for 6:35

UPDATE (6:37 p.m.) The Cardinals have scratched Harrison Bader with light headedness. Corey Dickerson replaces him.

UPDATE (6:14 p.m.) The Pirates and Cardinals have a new money line and O/U. The game now stands with the Pirates at +120 with an O/U of 9 runs.

UPDATE (5:11 p.m.) St Louis Cardinals lineup for Saturday night.


UPDATE (4:53 p.m.) Prior to today’s game with the Cardinals, Yoshi Tsutsugo paid a visit to the Pittsburgh Japanese School.

UPDATE (3:44 p.m.) Pirates outfielder Ben Gamel has been spotted taking reps at first base. Yoshi Tsutsugo has been the DH for the past two games with Vogelbach sitting out. Could Gamel be the next first baseman?

UPDATE (2:53 p.m.) Pirates Saturday night lineup vs. the Cardinals.

UPDATE (11:01 a.m.) Pirates INF Rodolfo Castro has just turned 23 today. Join us here at Pittsburgh Baseball Now in wishing him a very happy birthday.

Weather: 90 degrees and partly cloudy
TV/Radio AT&T Sportsnet, KDKA Radio 
Money Line: PITT +120underdogs, O/U of 9 runs

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