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PBN Around the Horn: The Pirates Begin Three Game Set in Milwaukee
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Monday, April 18th, your Pittsburgh Pirates (5-4) will start a three-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers (5-5). Set for his second start of the season for the Pirates is Zach Thompson (0-0 4.50 ERA). For the Brewers will be lefty Eric Lauer (0-0 6.23 ERA). First pitch at American Family Field is at 7:40 p.m.
Weather: 40 degrees and cloudy at first pitch
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, KDKA Radio
Money Line: PITT +150 underdogs, O/U is 8 runs
UPDATE (5:12 p.m.) Pirates Lineup tonight vs. Milwaukee
Monday in Milwaukee.#LetsGoBucs pic.twitter.com/tUatumUctl
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) April 18, 2022
UPDATE (3:31 p.m.) Brewers lineup for tonight’s matchup vs. the Pirates
Lauer gets the ball for the series opener!
📻: @620wtmj @fleet_farm | #ThisIsMyCrew pic.twitter.com/rxwIROTFrD
— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) April 18, 2022
UPDATE (12:52 p.m.) The O/U line has moved again. The Pirates and Brewers game is now at O/U 8 runs.
UPDATE (10:44 a.m.) Pirates legend, Steve Blass turns 80-years-old today. The former Pirates’ pitcher pitched a gem in game seven of the 1971 World Series and won 103 games in his career. Join us at Pittsburgh Baseball Now by wishing Mr. Blass a very happy birthday.
UPDATE (9:45 a.m.) Game one between the Pirates and Brewers has an O/U now. The O/U is 8.5 runs.
Update (9:19 AM)-
The @Pirates take the weekend series with the Nationals with a 5-3 win today at PNC Park. David Bednar came on in the 9th and picked up his 1st save of the season. After the game our Robby Incmikoski caught up with Bednar on the field. pic.twitter.com/sdX5O1llce
— AT&T SportsNet™ PIT (@ATTSportsNetPIT) April 17, 2022
Update (8:48 AM)-
Other than starting last season 1-0 this is the first time the Pirates have been over .500 with Derek Shelton as manager
— Rum Bunter (@rumbunter) April 17, 2022
Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes
Pirates Injury Updates: Kevin Newman (Groin) Expected Back Monday
Pirates GM Ben Cherington Discusses Bryan Reynolds Extension
Seventh Inning Surge Lifts Pirates Over Nationals, 5-3, For Series Win
Pirates Takeaways: This Defense Has Some Gold Glove Candidates
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