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Everything you need to know about MLB news, Pirates and other Pittsburgh teams for Thursday, August 5, 2021.

MLB: APR 09 Braves at Pirates Photo by Shelley Lipton/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Yesterday’s Game: Brewers 4, Pirates 2

Today’s First Pitch: 7:10 p.m. EST vs. Cincinnati Reds

Podcast:

Pittsburgh Pirates News

Pirates No. 1 draft pick Henry Davis smashing in pro debut, Baseball America rankings (TribLIVE)

Chad Kuhl’s wife reveals that Pirates pitcher, 4-month-old son are covid positive, in quarantine (TribLIVE)

Pirates 2022 schedule: New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox coming to PNC Park (WTAE)

Pirates’ Gregory Polanco declares: ‘I never want to leave Pittsburgh’ (TribLIVE)

Pirates promote OF prospect Matthew Fraizer to Class AA Altoona (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

MLB News

Amped Max in LA debut: 10 K’s, curtain call (MLB.com)

This ‘old’ guy could quietly steal NL MVP (MLB.com)

Mark your calendars, 2022 schedule is out (MLB.com)

Rizzo makes NYY history: ‘Definitely special’ (MLB.com)

Báez pulls off unreal slide, hits decisive HR (MLB.com)

7 teams that might have Deadline regrets (MLB.com)

Halos back to .500 after Ohtani’s strong 6 IP (MLB.com)

Adorable Giants fan puts a hex on D-backs (MLB.com)

New guys propel Braves to ‘really good win’ (MLB.com)

The best baseball photos ever, right here (MLB.com)

Gausman finds form in win vs. D-backs (MLB.com)

Pittsburgh & Collegiate Sports

Steelers place 2 players on the Waived/Injured List ahead of the Hall of Fame Game (Behind The Steel Curtain)

Minkah Fitzpatrick hoping to take the next step as a leader for the Steelers (Behind The Steel Curtain)