PBN Around the Horn
PBN Around the Horn: JT Brubaker Attempts to be the Stopper and More
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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
UPDATE (7:39 p.m.)- Pirates lineup:
- Hoy Park SS
- Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
- Bryan Reynolds CF
- Colin Moran 1B
- Yoshi Tsutsugo LF
- Wilmer Difo 2B
- Gregory Polanco RF
- Michael Perez C
- 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.
Ballgame! Marauders load the bases in B10, and Jackson Glenn delivers a walkoff base hit to the warning track in left-center!
First pitch for tonight's regularly-scheduled 9-inning game is scheduled for 6:35.
FINAL (continuation of July 11 game): Marauders 5, Threshers 4
— Bradenton Marauders (@The_Marauders) August 17, 2021
JACK. HERMAN. WALK-OFF. BLAST!!
After a walk to Gutierrez, Herman powers a pitch onto the boardwalk in left-center for a walk-off, three-run homer!
FINAL (10 innings): Marauders 7, Threshers 4
— Bradenton Marauders (@The_Marauders) August 18, 2021
UPDATE (10:41 a.m)- On this date in Pirates history, the legend Roberto Clemente was born.
On what would have been his 87th birthday, we remember the great Roberto Clemente. pic.twitter.com/1NTmodoIbG
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) August 18, 2021
UPDATE (8:45 a.m.):
The Henry Davis era™ is off to a good start.
Blast Off! @henrydavis32 hits his first home run as a Grasshopper! Or in tonight's case, as an Ocelotes! pic.twitter.com/wl6hct4dBT
— Greensboro Grasshoppers (@GSOHoppers) August 18, 2021
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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