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After another bullpen snafu, your Pittsburgh Pirates (57-96) will try and force a series split opportunity against the Philadelphia Phillies (80-74). Toeing the rubber for the Pirates will be Wil Crowe (5.77 ERA), and his mound opponent will be Ranger Suarez (1.60 ERA). First pitch is 4:05 p.m.
Weather: 75 degrees, partly cloudy
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, 93.7 The Fan
Line: PITT +230 underdogs, O/U 9 runs
UPDATE (12:37 p.m.) Lineup
- Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B
- Kevin Newman SS
- Bryan Reynolds CF
- Yoshi Tsutsugo 1B
- Anthony Alford LF
- Wilmer Difo 2B
- Cole Tucker RF
- Taylor Davis C
- Wil Crowe P
Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes
Pirates Prospects Notes
John Dreker drew the assignment to cover the minor league games on Friday, and he delivered again. Highlighted by a champ being crowned, John gives us all the action in the prospect watch.
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