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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.

Wednesday, August 18th, the Pittsburgh Pirates (42-78) will try and salvage one game against the Dodgers (74-46) in the series finale. JT Brubaker (5.13 ERA) the Dodgers have yet to name a starter. 

Weather: 73 degrees and cloudy
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 93.7 The Fan
Line: TBA 

UPDATE (7:39 p.m.)- Pirates lineup:

  1. Hoy Park SS
  2. Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
  3. Bryan Reynolds CF
  4. Colin Moran 1B
  5. Yoshi Tsutsugo LF
  6. Wilmer Difo 2B
  7. Gregory Polanco RF
  8. Michael Perez C
  9. JR Brubaker P

UPDATE (1:14 p.m)- The Bradenton Marauders had two walk off victories yesterday, One was by Jackson Glenn in his first AB with Bradenton and the other was a 10th inning 3 run home run by Jack Herman.

UPDATE (10:41 a.m)- On this date in Pirates history, the legend Roberto Clemente was born.

UPDATE (8:45 a.m.):

The Henry Davis era™ is off to a good start.

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

The Buccos fall short late on the west coast.

Sam Howard began his rehab start in triple-A Indy last night.

The Pirates made history on Monday night.

Felipe Vazquez sentenced 2-4 years in prison. 

Pirates Prospect Notes

Wilbur Miller and John Dreker had you covered in all the Pirates minor league news. John gave us his top-ten hitters and pitchers in week 15 of the minor league season. Wilbur gave us all the news and notes from Tuesday night’s games in the prospect watch.

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Pittsburgh Hockey Now: Penguins hire new director of hockey operations for Wilkes-Barre.

Pittsburgh Sports Now: Pitt FB 2022 offensive line options.

WVU Sports Now: Former WVU FB running back expected to sign with Saints.

Nittany Sports Now: PSU BB product says he belongs in the NBA

Pittsburgh Soccer Now: Riverhounds division race is heating up 

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