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Friday, May 13th, your Pittsburgh Pirates (13-18) play game two of four against the Cincinnati Reds (8-24). Starting game two for the Pirates is Mitch Keller (0-4, 6.11 ERA), and his mound opponent will be Tyler Mahle (1-4, 6.46 ERA). First pitch at PNC Park is set for 6:35 p.m.
UPDATE (1:09 p.m.) Remember how Pirates fans wanted Kumar Rocker to go to the Pirates last year and he seemed to fall off the face of the earth? Well, he has signed a deal to pitch in the Frontier League prior to the MLB Draft where he is eligible to be drafted again.
Kumar Rocker, the former Vanderbilt ace who did not sign with the New York Mets after they chose him in the first round last year, has signed with the Tri-City Valleycats of the Frontier League. He’ll pitch there before the MLB Draft, where he’s eligible to be selected again.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) May 13, 2022
UPDATE (1:01 p.m.) A lot of fans complain that the Steelers start in the road every year. Well, part of it is the Pirates’ fault.
— Steelers Now (@PghSteelersNow) May 13, 2022
Weather: 78 degrees and sunny
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Money Line: PITT -118, CIN -104, O/U of 8 runs
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