PBN Around the Horn
PBN Around the Horn: Pirates & Rockies Set for a Matinee Rubber Match
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, May 25th, your Pittsburgh Pirates (17-25) play the rubber match against the Colorado Rockies (20-22). Starting game three for the Pirates will be Zach Thompson (2-4, 4.88 ERA). Thompson’s mound opponent will be Ryan Feltner (0-1, 7.20 ERA). First pitch at PNC Park is set for 12:35 p.m.
UPDATE (11:01 a.m.) According to Todd Tomczyk, Pirates prospect Nick Mears will join Bradenton to begin his rehab assignment today. Mears was placed on the 60-Day IL March 15th.
UPDATE (10:41 a.m.) Pirates Lineup.
Weather: 71 degrees and partly cloudy
TV/Radio AT&T Sportsnet, KDKA Radio
Money Line: PITT -125 favorites, O/U of 7.5 runs
Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes
Comfortability is Key: Michael Chavis is Starting to Put Everything Together
Report: Pirates Call Up OF Cal Mitchell From Triple-A Indianapolis
Prospect Promotions Bring Excitement to Pirates, And There Are More To Come
Pirates Place Daniel Vogelbach, Heath Hembree on IL; DFA Cam Alldred
Connor Joe’s Go-Ahead Single in Extras Gives Rockies 2-1 Win Over Pirates
Is Zach Thompson a Legit Future Option?
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