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

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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

Steelers Now: Report: Steelers ILB Marcus Allen Signs an RFA Tender 

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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