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  • 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...
  • Slumping Tigers flex muscles vs. Pirates

    The Sports Xchange By Dana Gauruder, The Sports Xchange Slumping Tigers flex muscles vs. Pirates DETROIT -- Victor Martinez admits the Detroit Tigers have been weighed down by high expectations. The star-laden club has slumped since the All-Star...
  • 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...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    Bill Shaikin ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. OAKLAND: Jon Lester’s last 204 starts with Red Sox: one shutout. Lester’s first two starts with A’s: one...
  • Stults ends road drought in Padres' 2-1 win

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Stults ends road drought in Padres' 2-1 win PITTSBURGH -- It took 13 tries, but Eric Stults finally got his first road win of the season. The left-hander pitched one-run ball for 6 1/3 innings as...
  • 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...
  • Padres fail to solve Worley in Pirates' win

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Padres fail to solve Worley in Pirates' win PITTSBURGH -- The San Diego Padres knew what was coming, but they still couldn't solve Pittsburgh Pirates starter Vance Worley. Worley pitched seven...
  • Recap: Pirates 2, Padres 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Pirates 2, Padres 1 Pirates 2, Padres 1: Vance Worley allowed one run in seven strong innings to lift host Pittsburgh in the opener of a three-game series. Gregory Polanco had three hits and an RBI and Josh Harrison added three...
  • MLB roundup: Selig addresses successor search

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Selig addresses successor search Three days after USA Today reported that the search for commissioner Bud Selig's successor was whittled down to three candidates, Selig addressed the process on Friday. Selig also...
  • La Russa to Pirates: 'There ain't no free lunch'

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have been hit by 61 pitches this season and have hit 60 batters. Both totals lead the major leagues and Arizona Diamondbacks chief baseball...