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PBN Around the Horn: Wil Crowe Gets the Nod for the Pirates and More

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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.

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:

  1. Kevin Newman SS
  2. Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
  3. Bryan Reynolds CF
  4. Yoshi Tsutsugo 1B
  5. Jacob Stallings C
  6. Gregory Polanco RF
  7. Rodolfo Castro 2B
  8. Ben Gamel LF
  9. 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.

Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes

We compiled our three stars of the week!

Ka’ai Tom DFA’d 

John Nogowski DFA’d as well

Ben Cherington talks about the possibility of signing free agents

Jackson Glenn is expected to get called up to Low-A Bradenton

Pirates offense fails to execute while Steven Brault dazzles

Pirates Prospects Notes 

The excellent John Dreker had you covered yesterday with a very light MiLB schedule. A Pirates 2021 draft pick made his pro debut. John talks about it in the prospect watch.

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