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  • Scherzer dominates Pirates to win No. 14

    Scherzer dominates Pirates to win No. 14 DETROIT -- The Pittsburgh Pirates had not faced Max Scherzer in more than two years. They're in no rush to see the Detroit Tigers ace again after his overpowering performance on Thursday afternoon. Scherzer...
  • Pirates pitching leaves them behind, lose to Nationals

    WASHINGTON In the fourth inning, Charlie Morton watched while Jeanmar Gomez went to work on the Nationals Park mound. That never bodes well for a starter's performance, and Morton's outing Friday night led to an evening of playing from behind. The...
  • Anemic offense leaves Liriano little room for error in loss to Padres, 2-1

    PITTSBURGH When the non-waiver trading period came and went without a move from the Pirates, general manager Neal Huntington defended the team's inaction by pointing to the players he already had. Some such as Starling Marte at the time, and Gerrit Cole...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Pirates persevere without McCutchen

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Andrew McCutchen's rib fracture could have been a devastating blow to the Pittsburgh Pirates' postseason chances. Thanks to their outfield depth, they have survived the...
  • Game roundup: Scherzer wins 14th, Tigers beat Pirates

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 4: Adds Rays-Rangers and Rockies-Reds Game roundup: Scherzer wins 14th, Tigers beat Pirates DETROIT -- Max Scherzer struck out a season-high 14 batters and collected his American League-leading 14th victory as...
  • Game roundup: Scherzer wins 14th, Tigers stop Pirates

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 2: Adds Nats-Mets game Game roundup: Scherzer wins 14th, Tigers stop Pirates DETROIT -- Max Scherzer struck out a season-high 14 batters and collected his American League-leading 14th victory as the Detroit...
  • Verlander optimistic about returning next week

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Justin Verlander was angry and scared in Pittsburgh on Monday night. A calmer, more relaxed Verlander met the media at his locker Wednesday afternoon. Verlander expressed...
  • Pirates' Harrison proves a worthy All-Star

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Josh Harrison is validating his surprise selection to the National League All-Star team with an even stronger second half. The Pittsburgh Pirates' 27-year-old utility man...
  • Pirates look to Cumpton for bullpen help

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- When he was unable to acquire a relief pitcher at the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, Pittsburgh general manager Neal Huntington talked about being confident the...
  • Cole hopes to be activated by the weekend

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Gerrit Cole was back with the Pirates on Monday, but whether he returns to the active roster for a three-game series this weekend against the National League East-...
  • Pirates battling hard despite key injuries

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH The Pittsburgh Pirates have some adversity facing them. Andrew McCutchen suffered an avulsion fracture to his costochondral cartilage on his left rib, forcing him to miss the last...