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PBN Around the Horn: Can the Pirates Finally Get the Sweep and More



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.

We will see our Pittsburgh Pirates (44-80) try and sweep the series against the Arizona Diamondbacks (42-85). The Pirates will send out Bryse Wilson (4.82 ERA) he will face the lefty Tyler Gilbert (2.04 ERA)

Weather: 88 degrees and heavy rain with hail.  
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 93.7 The Fan 
Line: Pirates are -105, O/U is 9 runs.

UPDATE(6:46 p.m)- First pitch is set for 7:15

UPDATE: (5:13 p.m)- The tarp is being put out on the field. Game time is not yet delayed.

UPDATE (4:34 p.m)– Expect heavy rain and hail by 6 PM.

UPDATE: (3:44 p.m) Lineup

1. Michael Chavis 2B
2. Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
3. Bryan Reynolds CF
4. Yoshi Tsutsugo 1B
5. Jacob Stallings C
6. Kevin Newman SS
7. Gregory Polanco RF
8. Anthony Alford LF
9. Bryse Wilson P


UPDATE (3:14 p.m)- Yadier Molina has announced that the 2022 season will be his last.

UPDATE (2:12 p.m)- This date in Pirates history Andrew McCutchen hit his first ever walk-off home run.

UPDATE (10:44 a.m)- Pirates number 2021 1st pick Henry Davis has been placed on the 7 day IL.

UPDATE (9:53 a.m.)- Pirates currently hold the fourth pick in the 2022 MLB Draft

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

Gregory Polanco clears waivers and remains on the active roster.

Chavis and Alford have strong games and take game two from the D-Backs.

Pirates Prospects Notes

John Dreker and Wilbur Miller team up and give you all of the Pirates minor league action. First, we lead off with John’s top ten hitters and pitchers of the week. Batting cleanup is Wilbur, and he details all of the prospects in the prospect watch. 

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