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PBN Around the Horn: Can the Pirates Start the Chicago Trip Off Right?
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After an off-day, the Pirates (48-83) are set to play a two-game series against the Chicago White Sox (76-56) on the road. Bryse Wilson (4.35 ERA) will go up against Lucas Giolito (3.68 ERA). First pitch is 8:10 p.m
Weather: 75 degrees and partly cloudy
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 93.7 The Fan
Line: Pirates are +260 underdogs, O/U is 9 runs
UPDATE (5:54 p.m.)- Pirates Lineup
- Ben Gamel LF
- Wilmer Difo 3B
- Bryan Reynolds CF
- Colin Moran DH
- Jacob Stallings C
- Yoshi Tsutsugo 1B
- Kevin Newman SS
- Hoy Park 2B
- Cole Tucker RF
UPDATE (10:56 a.m)
Since the Pirates were off Monday and the Diamondbacks and Orioles lost on Monday, the Pirates find themselves battiling with the Texas Rangers to snag that 3rd overall pick. The Pirates find themselves 7.5 behind the Orioles, 5 behind the Diamondbacks, and 2 behind the Rangers.
Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes
Quinn Priester earns High-A player of the week
Pirates relieve hitting coach Rick Eckstein of his duties
Nick Gonzales just had the best month of his pro career
Pirates three stars of the past week
Pirates Prospects Notes
Wilbur Miller discusses the home and away splits with some top Pirates prospects to start the conversation. John Dreker then discusses the Pirates minor league performers on a day with just the DSL and FCL games in the prospect watch.
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