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PBN Around the Horn: Can the Pirates Achieve the Elusive Sweep?

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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.

After two consecutive victories, the Pittsburgh Pirates (50-89) will try to sweep the Detroit Tigers (65-75). Mitch Keller (6.23 ERA) will lead the charge for the potential sweep against Matt Manning (6.29 ERA). First pitch is set for 6:35 p.m.

Weather: 70 degrees and partly cloudy 
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 93.7 The Fan 
Line: PITT +125 underdogs, O/U is 9 runs 

UPDATE: (3:03 p.m.)- Pirates’ Lineup

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

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes 

Pirates activated Dillon Peters, sent down Spitzbarth.

Ben Gamel’s legend continues to grow in 3-2 victory.

Pirates Prospects Notes

The dynamic duo of John Dreker and Wilbur Miller lead the charge in all your prospect’s news and notes. John leads off with the top ten pitchers and hitters for week 18. Wilbur gives us all of the prospect’s performances from Tuesday night on the prospect watch. 

Around the Network

Steelers Now: Ravens to sign former Steeler RB Le’Veon Bell

Pittsburgh Hockey Now: Roundup: Trade rumors and more!

Pittsburgh Sports Now: Pitt BB hosting top prospect next week.

WVU Sports Now: Four Downs with Neal Brown

Nittany Sports Now: PSU FB moves up 8 spots in AP Poll

Pittsburgh Soccer Now: WPIAL boy’s scoreboard

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