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PBN Around the Horn: Can the Pirates Win 5th Series in a Row?

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Your Pittsburgh Pirates (57-94) have forced a rubber match and have a chance to win their 5th series in a row, and they will try it against the Cincinnati Reds (78-74). Derek Shelton said Connor Overton (0.00 ERA) will go against Luis Castillo (4.08 ERA). First pitch is 12:35.

Weather: 61 degrees, 70% chance of rain 
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 93.7 The Fan 
Line: PITT +240 Underdogs, O/U is 8.5 runs

UPDATE (4:33 p.m.) Roansy Contreras will get the ball in Game 1 tonight for Indianapolis

UPDATE (3:30 p.m.) It is being reported that recently released John Nogowski is signing a two-year minor league deal with the San Francisco Giants.

UPDATE (1:44 p.m.) The Reds and manager David Bell have agreed on a two year extension and expect to have the full coaching staff return for the 2022 season.

 

UPDATE (12:23 p.m.) Today’s Pirates, Red game has been postponed. Make up game is scheduled for Monday at 1:10 p.m.

 

UPDATE (11:42 a.m.) Less than an hour before first pitch and we have a money line and O/U change. The money line now sits at Pittsburgh +240 underdogs and the O/U is 8.5. 

 

UPDATE (11:26 a.m.) Lineup

  1. Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
  2. Yoshi Tsutsugo RF
  3. Bryan Reynolds CF
  4. Colin Moran 1B
  5. Anthony Alford LF
  6. Wilmer Difo 2B
  7. Kevin Newman SS
  8. Taylor Davis C
  9. Connor Overton

UPDATE (10:50 a.m.) The money line has been posted along with the O/U. As it stands the Pirates are severe underdogs at +225 with the O/U standing at 8 runs.

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

Pirates Win It In Cincy 6-2 Against Rival Reds

Pirates Prospects Notes

Wilbur Miller and John Dreker set up a rather busy day at P2 on Tuesday. To lead things off, John gives us the top 10 hitters and pitchers of week 20. Finally, Wilbur delivers on the prospect watch highlighted by a walk-off win! 

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