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PBN Around the Horn: Get Your Popcorn Ready, Mitch is Pitching



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.

UPDATE (3:11 p.m.) The Pirates lineup has been posted.

UPDATE (10:08 a.m.) Pirates equipment and clubhouse manager Scott Bonnett posted a video of the Pirates clubhouse and everyone’s jersey having the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson.

UPDATE (9:47 a.m.) Stadium Custom Kicks creates some extremely special cleats for Ke’Bryan Hayes in honor of Jackie Robinson day.

UPDATE (9:31 a.m.) Today we celebrate one of the bravest men in baseball. Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier 75 year ago today.

Friday, April 15th, your Pittsburgh Pirates (3-3) will play game two of four against the Washington Nationals (3-5). Set for game two for the Buccos is Mitch Keller (0-1, 9.00 ERA), and he will face fellow righty Erick Fedde (0-0, 3.60 ERA). The first pitch at PNC Park is set for 6:35 p.m. 

Weather: 66 degrees and cloudy at first pitch 
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, KDKA Radio
Money Line: PITT -115, WSH -102, O/U set at 9.5 runs

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

Potanko: How Early is Too Early to Get Excited About Wil Crowe?

Report: Pirates, Bryan Reynolds Avoid Arbitration With Two-Year Deal

Vogelbach’s Big Night Leads Pirates to 9-4 Win Over Nationals

Pirates Takeaways: JT Brubaker Finding His Stride Played Key Role in Pirates Win

Around the Network

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Pittsburgh Hockey Now: 16 Straight Playoff Appearances; Sidney Crosby Wills Penguins to 6-3 Win Over Islanders 

Pittsburgh Sports Now: Former Aliquippa Standout Zuriah Fisher to Miss Penn State 2022 Season

WVU Sports Now: Top Transfer Norchad Omier Leaves WVU Out of Final List

Nittany Sports Now: Micah Shrewsberry Makes Statement With Two Big Transfer Commits

Pittsburgh Soccer Now: As they await NCAA verdict, many college soccer coaches are determined to implement 21st Century Model

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