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PBN Around the Horn: Zach Thompson Returns with Series a Win in Sight
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.
On Sunday, July 3rd, your Pittsburgh Pirates (32-46) finish their four-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers (45-35). Starting game four for the Pirates will be Zach Thompson (3-5, 4.47 ERA), and his mound opponent will be Brandon Woodruff (6-3, 4.44 ERA). First pitch at PNC Park is set for 1:35 p.m.
UPDATE (11:10 a.m.) Oneil Cruz finds himself in some elite company according to Joe Block’s tweet. Since being called up, Cruz has hit five balls at 110+ mph. That places him tied for second, only behind Shohei Ohtani at six.
Weather: 83 degrees and sunny
TV/Radio: AT&T Sportsnet, KDKA Radio
Money Line: PIT +145 underdogs, O/U of 7.5 runs
Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes
Pirates Trade Anthony Banda to Blue Jays for Cash Considerations
Pirates Recall Bryse Wilson; Option Aaron Fletcher to Triple-A
Wilson Gets it Done, Pirates’ Offense Explodes in 7-4 Win Over Brewers
Pirates Postgame: Bryse Wilson Pitches Well As Bednar Shuts It Down
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