PBN Around the Horn
PBN Around the Horn: Two More Games Until the Real Thing Folks
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.
Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes
JT Brubaker is Set to be the Pirates’ Opening Day Starter
Greg Allen Has Apparent Left Hamstring Injury
Mitch Keller Showed Improvement in Final Spring Start
Yoshi Tsutsugo Has Neck Tightness
Eric Hanhold, Chase De Jong Assigned to Minor League Camp
Pirates Prospects Notes
P2Daily: The Pirates Expected To Make A Serious Effort To Sign Ke’Bryan Hayes
Around the Network
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Nittany Sports Now: Three Star Tight End Andrew Rappleya Flips From Michigan, Commits to Penn State
Pittsburgh Soccer Now: Riverhounds Reaction: ‘Super Sub’ Dane Kelly’s Brace Keeps Hounds Unbeaten