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PBN Around the Horn: Pirates & Reds Set For a Game Three Rubber Match

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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.

Sunday, May 8th, your Pittsburgh Pirates (11-15) will fight for a series win against the Cincinnati Reds (4-23) in a rubber match. The Sunday starter for the Pirates will be Zach Thompson (0-3, 10.05 ERA), and he will face Tyler Mahle (1-4, 7.01 ERA). First pitch is set for 1:40 p.m.

UPDATE (10:20 a.m.) The Pirates’ Sunday lineup.

Weather: 64 degrees and sunny at first pitch
TV/Radio  AT&T Sportsnet, KDKA Radio 
Money Line: PITT +113 underdogs, O/U, 8 runs

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

Is Oneil Cruz Destined for the Outfield?

Roberto Perez Leaves Game With Left Hamstring Injury

Pirates Drop Game One of the Doubleheader in 9-2 Loss

 Perez Placed on 10-Day IL, Michael Perez Selected, Sam Howard DFA’d

Three Home Run First Inning Fuels Pirates to 8-5 Win in Game Two

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