PBN Around the Horn
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.
Pretty cool… just wanted to pay homage to the great Jackie Robinson… pic.twitter.com/Oqd9KCYAuB
— Scott (@bonnett_scott) April 15, 2022
UPDATE (9:47 a.m.) Stadium Custom Kicks creates some extremely special cleats for Ke’Bryan Hayes in honor of Jackie Robinson day.
Stadium Custom Kicks created these cleats for Pirates 3B Ke’Bryan Hayes for Jackie Robinson Day. pic.twitter.com/oaajWTxUUY
— RobBiertempfel (@RobBiertempfel) April 15, 2022
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.
Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier 75 years ago today.
We are proud to join all of MLB in honoring his incredible legacy and impact on and off the field.#Jackie42 pic.twitter.com/vtsZxI50hg
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) April 15, 2022
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
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Report: Pirates, Bryan Reynolds Avoid Arbitration With Two-Year Deal
Vogelbach’s Big Night Leads Pirates to 9-4 Win Over Nationals
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