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PBN Around the Horn: Can Pirates Play Spoilers For Reds?
Welcome to the PBN Around the Horn. Here you’ll find news and notes from across Major League Baseball, your Pittsburgh Pirates, and around the Sports Now Network.
Your Pittsburgh Pirates (56-93) continue their road trip and will play three against the Cincinnati Reds (77-73). Set to start game one is Dillon Peters (2.66 ERA), and his mound opponent will be Vladimir Gutierrez (4.25 ERA). The first pitch is set for 6:40 p.m.
Weather: 73 degrees, 40% chance of rain
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 93.7 The Fan
Line: PITT +162 underdogs, O/U is 9 runs
UPDATE (6:50 p.m.) Pirates Lineup
Our Monday night lineup.
Tonight’s game will be delayed. Stay tuned. #LetsGoBucs pic.twitter.com/jkge4SwQCK
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) September 20, 2021
UPDATE (10:55 a.m.) The Rangers lost Sunday as well making their one-game lead stand pat over the Pirates for the 3rd overall pick. The Pirates remain 9.0 games behind the Orioles, and 8.0 games behind the Diamondbacks.
Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes
Bryse Wilson to the IL, Kranick recalled
Pirates go 0-15 in sweep opportunities for the ’21 season
Pirates Prospects Notes
John Dreker pulled double duty Sunday for P2 and delivered all the news and notes we needed once again. First, John gives us news about promotions; then, to cap it off, we are given all the prospect performances on the prospect watch.
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