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.
UPDATE (12:01 p.m.) Today is Mitch Keller’s birthday. The young man from Cedar Rapids Iowa turns 26 today.
UPDATE (11:03 a.m.) The MLB trade deadline will be on Aug. 2 and 6:00 ET this year
Mark your calendars: This season’s MLB Trade Deadline will be August 2 at 6:00 pm ET.
— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) April 4, 2022
UPDATE (10:05 a.m.) Longtime San Diego Padre and former Pirates’ pitcher, Wade LeBlanc is calling it a career after 13 years at the major league level. LeBlanc pitched for the Pirates from 2016-17.
UPDATE (9:17 a.m.) Pirates lineup
Sarasota for the day! pic.twitter.com/xaASRRAcBk
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) April 4, 2022
Monday, April 4th, your Pittsburgh Pirates (6-6) will face the Baltimore Orioles (8-6). Set to toe the rubber for the Pirates is right-hander Bryse Wilson (7.88 ERA), and he will face southpaw Bruce Zimmermann (5.40 ERA). The first pitch in Sarasota is set for 1:05 p.m.
Weather: 78 degrees and cloudy at first pitch, 30-40% chance of rain starting at 2 p.m. and going on throughout the day.
TV/Radio: MLB dot com for just radio broadcast
Money Line: The Pirates are opening up as +115 underdogs.
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