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On Wednesday, July 6th, your Pittsburgh Pirates (33-47) play game two of a two-game series against the New York Yankees (58-23). Starting game two for the Pirates will be Mitch Keller (2-5, 5.14 ERA), and his opponent will be Luis Severino (4-3, 3.35 ERA). First pitch at PNC Park will be at 7:05 p.m.
UPDATE (11:45 a.m.) Clint Hurdle has been named a new member of the MLBPAA Board of Directors.
We are thrilled to announce Clint Hurdle as the newest member of our MLBPAA Board of Directors! Clint has always been an active member of our organization, and we are proud to have him continue to make strides in our baseball community within his new role. pic.twitter.com/FkBP2sfb02
— MLBPAA (@MLBPAA) July 6, 2022
UPDATE (11:31 a.m.) Jose Quintana is among the most popular pitchers on the trade market, reports Jon Morosi
#Pirates LHP José Quintana is among the most popular pitchers on the trade market right now, sources say, especially after last night’s win over the #Yankees. The #BlueJays are one possible landing spot due to Kikuchi’s struggles and Ryu’s injury. @MLBNetwork @MLB
— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 6, 2022
Weather: 78 degrees with a 70% chance of rain/thunderstorms
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, KDKA Radio
Money Line: PIT +196underdogs, O/U of 9 runs
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