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Pittsburgh Pirates, PNC Park

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.

Today the Pirates start will start a six-game road trip. First series is against the Dodgers. For game one, the Pirates will send out Steven Brault (3.00 ERA). The Dodgers have yet to announce who their starter will be.

Weather: 79 degrees and sunny.
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 93.7 The Fan

Line: TBA

(UPDATE 8:25 p.m.) Pirates lineup vs. Dodgers

  1. Hoy Park SS
  2. Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
  3. Bryan Reynolds CF
  4. Colin Moran 1B
  5. Ben Gamel LF
  6. Jacob Stallings C
  7. Gregory Polanco RF
  8. Rodolfo Castro 2B
  9. Steven Brault P

(UPDATE 1:13 p.m.) Honus Wagner baseball card sells for record-$6.606M; previous high was $5.2M

(UPDATE 12:14 p.m.) Jake Arrieta is expected to sign with the San Diego Padres

(UPDATE 12:05 p.m) Pirates prospect Will Matthiessen High-A East player of the week.

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

Bryse Wilson has been placed on the 10-day IL

Three more additional transactions occurred to make room

Pirates intend to sign a former Dodgers’ first baseman/outfielder

Dillon Peters pitches well in a losing effort

Pirates Prospects Notes

Tim Williams and John Dreker had you covered yesterday in prospect coverage. Tim leads off with the weekly transaction piece within the Pirates system. John then bats cleanup and has you covered with the daily prospect watch. 

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