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Saturday, April 30th, your Pittsburgh Pirates (8-12) play game two of three against the San Diego Padres (14-7). JT Brubaker (0-2, 6.46 ERA) toes the rubber for the Pirates and will face Sean Manaea (2-2, 3.47 ERA). First pitch at PNC Park is set for 6:35 p.m.
UPDATE (3:22 p.m.) Pirates lineup
UPDATE (12:17 p.m.) Gregory Polanco has hit him 100th homer of his career (MLB and NBP combined) they honored him with flowers. (I’m not crying your crying)
El Coffee Gregory Polanco connects his fourth homer in Japan and gets his flowers for hitting No. 100 (MLB and NPB combined) of his career. pic.twitter.com/0ABdc1M4A7
— Jason Coskrey (@JCoskrey) April 30, 2022
UPDATE (11:24 a.m.) Former Pirate 2nd baseman Neil Walker is being honored in Wexford today with a baseball field named after him.
I’ll be broadcasting live from the @NeilWalker18 Field Dedication today in Wexford. A big honor for Neil and his family @937theFan @KDKA 11-1. Plus plenty of #Steelers Draft talk. And your thought #Pens vs #Rangers first round playoffs pic.twitter.com/P1mMdcBvzi
— Bob Pompeani (@KDPomp) April 30, 2022
Weather: 68 degrees and cloudy at first pitch
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, KDKA Radio
Money Line: PITT +144 underdogs, O/U 7 runs
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