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PBN Around the Horn: Pirates Set For Four-Game Series in Chicago

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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.

Thursday, April 21st, your Pittsburgh Pirates (5-7) start a four-game series against the Chicago Cubs (6-6). Bryse Wilson (0-0, 5.40 ERA) will get the series kicked off for the Pirates, and his mound opponent will be Mark Leiter Jr. (0-1, 18.90 ERA). The first pitch at Wrigley Field is set for 7:40 p.m.

UPDATE (7:30 p.m.) The O/U for the Pirates and Cubs has changed last minute to 9 runs. Place your bets quickly!

UPDATE (5:01 p.m.) Pirates Lineup

  1. Vogelbach DH
  2. Reynolds CF
  3. Hayes 3B
  4. Tsutsugo 1B
  5. Chavis 2B
  6. Gamel LF
  7. Tucker RF
  8. Perez C
  9. Park SS

UPDATE (2:43 p.m.) Travis Swaggerty and Anthony Alford hit back-to-back homers for Indianapolis Indians. It’s Alford’s second in as many days and Swaggerty’s first of the season.

UPDATE (12:14 p.m.) The Pirates have announced that their first fireworks night is set for Saturday, April 30th. The Pirates will take on the San Diego Padres at 6:35 on the 20th.

Weather: 63 degrees and sunny at first pitch
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, KDKA Radio
Money Line: PITT +120 underdogs, O/U is TBD 

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

Speed Isn’t Everything: Daniel Vogelbach Discusses Leadoff Role

Pirates Injury Updates: Underwood Jr., Allen, Kranick

Pirates Can’t Capitalize On Keller’s Strong Start Brewers Complete Sweep 4-2

Houston Astros Call Up Norwin Graduate J.J Matijevic to 40-Man Roster

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