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PBN Around the Horn: Can the Pirates Salvage One Game in Chicago?



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 losing five straight in the city of Chicago, the Pirates (48-88) will try and salvage one game against the Chicago Cubs (62-75). To try and stop the bleeding, Wil Crowe (5.46 ERA) will face Zach Davies (4.91 ERA). The first pitch is scheduled for 2:20 p.m.

Weather: 79 degrees and sunny
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 93.7 The Fan
Line: Pirates are +125 underdogs, O/U is 9.5 runs

UPDATE (11:52 a.m.)- The money line has stayed at +125 for Pittsburgh, and the O/U has bee determined to be 9.5 runs.

UPDATE (11:44 a.m.)- On this date 85 years ago, the world welcomed a future Pirates legend into the world! Bill Mazeroski will forever be in the annals of history after his walk-off home run in game seven of the 1960 World Series.

UPDATE (11:32 a.m.)- Both the Diamondbacks and Rangers lost last night, but the Orioles beat the Yankees so in terms of the 2022 MLB Draft standings, both the Pirates, Rangers, and Diamondbacks move up a game on the O’s. As it stands now the Pirates are 5.0 games back of the Orioles, 3.5 back of the Diamondbacks, and 0.5 games back of the Rangers.

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

Liover Peguero injured on Friday night

JT Brubaker activated from IL, Kyle Keller optioned

Chicago Cubs walk it off against the Pirates

 Brubaker and Underwood Jr. have right shoulder discomfort

Pirates Prospects Notes

Wilbur Miller had us all covered in the prospect department on Saturday. Blake Sabol homered twice for Greensboro, and Altoona can’t seem to hit the ball. Find out all the affiliates’ performances on Saturday in the prospect watch.

Around the Network

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Pittsburgh Hockey Now: Dan’s Daily: Letang is not on Olympic projections

Pittsburgh Sports Now: Pitt FB stomps UMass in 51-7 blowout win

WVU Sports Now: WVU FB loses a close one to Maryland 30-24

Nittany Sports Now: PSU FB pulls off the upset against Wisconsin 


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