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PBN Around the Horn: The Pirates Have a Chance to Reclaim .500 & Series Against Cubs

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Sunday, April 24th, your Pittsburgh Pirates (7-8) will try and win the series finale against the Chicago Cubs (7-8) and take three out of four. Set to toe the rubber for the Pirates is JT Brubaker (0-2, 7.30 ERA), and he will face lefty Justin Steele (1-1, 4.50 ERA). First pitch in Chicago is set for 2:20 p.m.

UPDATE (2:23 p.m.) The first pitch for the Pirates and Cubs will approximately begin at 3:15 p.m. eastern.

UPDATE (1:41 p.m.) The Pirates and Cubs game has been delayed due to rain. As of now there is no timeframe on when the game will be played.

UPDATE (12:26 p.m.) The O/U and Money Line have changed since the Cubs and Pirates posted their lineups. The O/U is now set at 10 runs. the line has moved a tad towards the Pirates and now has the Pirates as +135 dogs.

UPDATE (12:15 p.m.) Both the Pirates and the Cubs have posted their Sunday afternoon starting lineup.

Pirates

  1. Diego Castillo RF
  2. Bryan Reynolds DH
  3. Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
  4. Michael Chavis 2b
  5. Yoshi Tsutsugo 1B
  6. Roberto Perez C
  7. Kevin Newman SS
  8. Jake Marisnick CF
  9. Ben Gamel LF

Cubs

  1. Rafael Ortega DH
  2. Seiya Suzuki RF
  3. Wilson Contreras C
  4. Ian Happ LF
  5. Frank Schwindel 1B
  6. Jonathan Villar SS
  7. Jason Heyward CF
  8. Patrick Wisdom 3B
  9. Nick Madrigal 2B

Weather: 70% chance of rain at first pitch
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, KDKA Radio
Money Line: PITT +135 underdogs, O/U 10 runs

 

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