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After some rest, your Pittsburgh Baseball Now news is back and better than ever with around the horn. Since there are no Pirate’s games to go over, we will give you a preview of the Arizona Fall League games your Pirate prospects are participating in. There are seven prospects, and they all play for the Peoria Javelinas.
Opponent: Glendale Desert Dogs
Time: 3:35 EST
Location: Peoria Arizona
How To Keep Track: HERE
UPDATE (2:43 p.m.) In a surprising move, the Cardinals and Mike Shildt are parting ways
Mike Shildt is out as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, sources tell ESPN.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) October 14, 2021
UPDATE (12:58 p.m.) A possible candidate for the Pirates’ hitting coach job opening is now available as Marcus Thames will not be retained as the hitting coach of the Yankees. Derek Shelton coached in the Yankees’ system when Thames was their in the early-2000s.
News: Yankees have informed hitting coach Marcus Thames that his contract will not be renewed for the 2022 season.
— Lindsey Adler (@lindseyadler) October 14, 2021
UPDATE (10:24 a.m.) On this date 29 years ago, Sid Bream was called safe for the Braves. The Pirates would not see the playoffs after that until 2013.
— Chris Goforth (@chrisgoforth1) October 14, 2021
Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes
Pirates Prospects Notes
John Dreker plugged away on Wednesday and had us covered in all things prospect related. Wednesday, John delivered with the first Fall League recap of the 2021 year.
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