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PBN Around the Horn: The Pirates Are Aiming to Earn a Series Victory

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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.

Saturday, April 23rd, your Pittsburgh Pirates (7-7) will try and claim three victories in a row against the Chicago Cubs (6-8). Going for the Pirates will be Zach Thompson (0-1, 9.00 ERA), and his mound opponent will be Kyle Hendricks (0-1, 6.08 ERA). First pitch at Wrigley Field is set for 2:20 p.m.

UPDATE (1:33 p.m.) Miguel Cabrera has finally joined the 3,000 hit club. He becomes the 7th player in MLB history with 3,000 hits and at least 500 home runs. Congrats to Miggy and one hell of a career.

UPDATE (12:00 p.m.) Here is the Pirates lineup for this afternoon in Chicago.

UPDATE (11:01 a.m.) The Cubs have posted their lineup for Saturday afternoon.

UPDATE (10:39 a.m.) Someone in Vegas must be expecting a high scoring game. The O/U for the Cubs and Pirates has moved to 10 runs.

Weather: 74 degrees and partly cloudy at first pitch
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, KDKA Radio
Money Line: PITT +148 underdogs, O/U of 10 runs

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

Pirates Reinstate Anthony Alford; Option Hoy Park to Triple-A

Roberto Perez’s Three RBIs Lift Pirates to 4-2 Win Over Cubs

Was it the Right Move to Option Roansy?

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