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PBN Around the Horn: Can Wil Crowe Force a Split Series with the Cards and More

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After an embarrassing loss Saturday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates (47-83) will try and split the series against the St. Louis Cardinals (66-62). Wil Crowe (5.46 ERA) will match up against Kwang Hyun Kim (3.27 ERA). First pitch is set for 1:05 p.m.

Weather: 88 degrees with a chance of thunderstorms 2-5 p.m.

TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 93.7 The Fan

Line: Pirates are +160 underdogs, O/U of 8.5 runs

UPDATE (10:22 p.m.)- Pirates Lineup

  1. Kevin Newman SS
  2. Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
  3. Bryan Reynolds CF
  4. Colin Moran 1B
  5. Jacob Stallings C
  6. Yoshi Tsutsugo RF
  7. Cole Tucker 2B
  8. Anthony Alford LF
  9. Wil Crowe P

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

Did Quinn Priester just do that?!

The Pirates released Gregory Polanco.

Michael Chavis left Saturday’s game with an injury.

Sam Howard Recalled Dillon Peters to IL.

Pirates lose in a spanking to the Cardinals Saturday night.

Pittsburgh Prospects Notes

Tim Williams and Wilbur Miller were slated to cover the prospects on Saturday. First, we had Tim lead off with the weekly transaction headlined by Henry Davis and his injury. Wilbur followed up with all the minor league affiliate performances Saturday night on the prospect watch.

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