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PBN Around the Horn: The Pirates Face Yet Another Sweep Scenario

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After securing the series win on Saturday, the Pittsburgh Pirates (52-90) will try and sweep the Washington Nationals (58-84). Set to try and earn the sweep will be Bryse Wilson (4.60 ERA), he will face the lefty Patrick Corbin (4.09 ERA). First pitch is set for 1:05 p.m.

Weather: 81 degrees and sunny 
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 93.7 The Fan
Line: PITT +105 underdogs, O/U is 9 runs

UPDATE (1:00 p.m) last minute money line shift for the Pirates, Nationals game. The line has moved to +105 Pirates right before first pitch.

UPDATE (12:02 p.m.) The money line has moved slightly about an hour before game time. The Pirates are now +110 underdogs, O/U has stayed at 9 runs.  

UPDATE (10:49 a.m.) Lineup

  1. Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
  2. Kevin Newman SS
  3. Bryan Reynolds CF
  4. Colin Moran 1B
  5. Jacob Stallings C
  6. Wilmer Difo 2B
  7. Anthony Alford LF
  8. Ben Gamel RF
  9. Bryse Wilson P

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

Five things the Pirates should do down the stretch

Overton called up, Brault placed on 10-day IL

Pirates offense explodes in 10-7 victory

Pirates Prospects Notes

Wilbur Miller graced us with his presence on Saturday, covering all of the Pirate minor league affiliates. There were tons of performances to go over, and the highlight of the day was Bradenton clinching a playoff berth. Find out all of the performances on the daily prospect watch.

Around the Network 

Steelers Now: Alex Highsmith will play on Sunday against Bills

Pittsburgh Hockey Now: Dan’s Daily: Bargain Centers, and a new Hire

Pittsburgh Sports Now: Post game reaction to Pitt FB’s victory 

WVU Sports Now: WVU FB trounces LIU in 66-0 victory 

Nittany Sports Now: Balanced attack leads PSU FB to easy victory

Pittsburgh Soccer Now: Riverhounds cruise to a 5-0 victory

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