PBN Around the Horn
PBN Around the Horn: Wil Crowe Gets the Nod for the Pirates and More
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.
Today your Pittsburgh Pirates (42-77) will face the Los Angeles Dodgers (73-46) in the second game of a three-game series. The Pirates will trot out the youngster Wil Crowe (5.27 ERA) against the savvy veteran David Price (3.60 ERA)
Weather: 75 degrees and sunny
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 93.7 The Fan
Line: Pirates are major underdogs at +262, O/U is 9 runs
(UPDATE 7:00 p.m.)- Pirates lineup:
- Kevin Newman SS
- Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
- Bryan Reynolds CF
- Yoshi Tsutsugo 1B
- Jacob Stallings C
- Gregory Polanco RF
- Rodolfo Castro 2B
- Ben Gamel LF
- Wil Crowe P
(UPDATE 10:34 a.m)- On this date in Pirates history in 1966 the Pirates fell to the Mets 8-7. Roberto Clemente went 1-5 and Willie Stargell went 2-4 with a home run. The Pirates were up 7 runs through 3 innings. Pirates Pitcher Al McBean got tagged with the loss.
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