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PBN Around the Horn: The Dreaded ‘S Word’ For the Pirates

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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.

After two strong starts in Miami, the Pittsburgh Pirates (56-92) will try and sweep—yes, sweep, the s-word we couldn’t say in the title—the Miami Marlins (62-86). If the Pirates get the win, they will earn their first series sweep this season. Max Kranick (7.66 ERA) will try and secure the victory for the Pirates as he goes against Sandy Alcantara (3.10 ERA). First pitch is set for 1:10 p.m.

Weather: 88 degrees, slight chance of rain
Tv/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 93.7 The Fan
Line: PITT +205, O/U is 7 runs 

UPDATE (12:17 p.m.) The money line has severely changed and we have an O/U. The Pirates are now +205 underdogs and the O/U is 7 runs.

UPDATE (11:46 a.m.) The Pirates have won four consecutive series, according to Joe Block the Pirates haven’t done that since their 11-game winning streak in 2018.

UPDATE (11:00 a.m.) Lineup

  1. Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
  2. Kevin Newman SS
  3. Ben Gamel CF
  4. Colin Moran 1B
  5. Jacob Stallings C
  6. Cole Tucker RF
  7. Anthony Alford LF
  8. Hoy Park 2B
  9. Max Kranick P

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

Pirates secure a series win against the Marlins

Pirates Prospects Notes

Wilbur Miller graced us with his presence Saturday with the prospect coverage. Wilbur gives us all the prospect performances and notes in the latest prospect watch.

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Pittsburgh Hockey Now: Penguins release full training camp roster

Pittsburgh Sports Now: Reactions to Pitt’s loss to WMU

WVU Sports Now: Big upset win over number 15 VT

Nittany Sports Now: 2023 4-Star CB commits to PSU 

Pittsburgh Soccer Now: Riverhounds fall 1-0 to Charlotte 

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