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  • Worley, Polanco pace Pirates in win over Mets

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Worley, Polanco pace Pirates in win over Mets PITTSBURGH -- Gregory Polanco and Vance Worley were teammates at Triple-A Indianapolis less than three weeks ago. Now, they are sparking the...
  • Pirates' Marte close to returning

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Starling Marte is getting closer to returning to the Pittsburgh Pirates' lineup. The left fielder sat out a second straight game Thursday night as the Pirates beat the...
  • MLB roundup: Twins summon 20-year-old Polanco

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Twins summon 20-year-old Polanco The Minnesota Twins promoted 20-year-old shortstop Jorge Polanco from Class A to the majors, the team announced Thursday. In 72 games with Class A Fort Myers, Polanco hit .289 (83-for-...
  • Pirates 5, Mets 2

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Pirates 5, Mets 2 PITTSBURGH -- Less than three weeks removed from being teammates at Triple-A Indianapolis, Gregory Polanco homered and drove in four runs and Vance Worley allowed one run in...
  • Pirates get positive news on injury front

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- All things considered, it's been a pretty solid week of health news for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Starting second baseman Neil Walker returned from the...
  • Escobar steps in, steps up for Twins

    ANAHEIM, Calif. Eduardo Escobar has played five different positions this season for the Twins. This is what a utility player does, but Escobar has hit while playing all of them. And slowly but surely, instead of being praised for being a good bench...
  • Reds 6, Pirates 5

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Reds 6, Pirates 5 PITTSBURGH -- Todd Frazier hit his team-leading 16th home run to lead off the ninth inning to give the Cincinnati Reds a 6-5 win on Tuesday night. The third baseman hit a shot...
  • Frazier's homer keys Reds' victory

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Frazier's homer keys Reds' victory PITTSBURGH -- Todd Frazier might want to start thinking about packing a bag for a trip to Minneapolis. The Cincinnati Reds third baseman added to his case...
  • Pirates' Walker on pace to return soon

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Neil Walker is itching to come off the disabled list. The Pirates second baseman took batting practice Tuesday for the first time since undergoing an appendectomy June...
  • Brewers fall to Pirates

    MILWAUKEE You see it so often. A bullpen closer is called on with no save on the line and he doesn't look like the same pitcher. That affliction got the best of Milwaukee Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez, one of the most experienced closers in the...
  • Bullpen issues surface for Pirates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH MIAMI -- Pittsburgh Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle said he didn't see a "common thread" when it came to his bullpen's failures this weekend at Marlins Park. But here is the thread:...
  • Polanco makes mom's visit to park special

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH MIAMI -- His mother was in the stands, and rookie right fielder Gregory Polanco did not disappoint. Polanco, playing just his fourth major-league game, had five hits, including a...