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UPDATE (9:58 a.m.) money lines have shifted again in the Rays favor. Most sites now have the Pirates around +163 underdogs. We now have an Over/Under of 9.5 runs.
UPDATE (9:50 a.m.) The opening money line for the Pirates and Rays have the Pirates as +129underdogs.
Update (9:32 a.m.)- Eric Hanhold clears waivers
Eric Hanhold has cleared waivers and accepted his outright assignment to Class AAA. He’s back in major league spring training as a non-roster invite.
— Jason Mackey (@JMackeyPG) March 21, 2022
Update (8:45 a.m.)- Pirates lineup 3/21 vs. Rays
On the road again. pic.twitter.com/zESGeWqgLZ
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) March 21, 2022
Monday, March 21st, 2022, your Pittsburgh Pirates (2-1) are set to face the Tampa Bay Rays (0-2) at Port Charlotte, Florida, in game four of 18 of their spring training schedule. The Pirates will send out RHP Zach Thompson to face LHP Jalen Beeks. First pitch is set for 1:05 p.m. EST.
Side note: The Pirates are also set to bring out pitchers Chris Stratton, Beau Sulser, Cam Alldred, Yerry De Los Santos, Quinn Priester, Tahnaj Thomas, and Cody Bolton.
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