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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.
4:20 PM radar update: Additional storms have formed ahead of the earlier line and are moving east. Locations like Butler, Pittsburgh, and Washington will be impacted by 6 PM. Gusty wind, small hail, and downpours producing locally heavy rain can be expected. pic.twitter.com/K32BV14WBt
— NWS Pittsburgh (@NWSPittsburgh) August 25, 2021
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.
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) August 25, 2021
UPDATE (2:12 p.m)- This date in Pirates history Andrew McCutchen hit his first ever walk-off home run.
August 25, 2009: Andrew McCutchen hit his 1st career walk-off HR and tops it off w/ a great celebration. pic.twitter.com/6gTePzfQ3H
— This Day In Sports Clips (@TDISportsClips) August 25, 2021
UPDATE (10:44 a.m)- Pirates number 2021 1st pick Henry Davis has been placed on the 7 day IL.
First overall pick Henry Davis has been placed on the 7-day injured list #Pirates
— John Dreker (@JohnDreker) August 24, 2021
UPDATE (9:53 a.m.)- Pirates currently hold the fourth pick in the 2022 MLB Draft
Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes
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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