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PBN Around the Horn: Two More Games Until the Real Thing Folks

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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

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

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

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