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  • 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...
  • Brandon League allows first earned runs in 17 games, Dodgers fall, 6-3

    Brandon League allows first earned runs in 17 games, Dodgers fall, 6-3
    Brandon League had turned it around. All the way around. Some might not have noticed, intent as they are to boo the very mention of his name, but League had not given up an earned run in 16 consecutive games. It was a streak that had to come to an end...
  • Dodgers can't overcome Edinson Volquez, fall to Pirates 5-3

    Dodgers can't overcome Edinson Volquez, fall to Pirates 5-3
    Sometimes experiments can come back to haunt. You could ask Dr. Frankenstein about his monster, or maybe Donald Sterling about his Anderson Cooper interview. The Dodgers did their share of experimenting last season, attempting to give pitchers discarded...
  • Dodgers can't catch up to Pirates in 5-3 loss

    Dodgers can't catch up to Pirates in 5-3 loss
    KEY MOMENT: The Pirates had the bases loaded with two out in the first inning, and Pedro Alvarez hit a ground ball to shortstop — or, at least, to where the shortstop usually plays. However, with the Dodgers' infield shifted to play the left-handed-...
  • Yasiel Puig reaches safely again, but Dodgers lose to Pirates, 6-3

    Yasiel Puig reaches safely again, but Dodgers lose to Pirates, 6-3
    KEY MOMENT: The Pirates broke a 3-3 tie in the seventh inning against Brandon League, who hadn't given up an earned run in his last 16 appearances. League gave up the go-ahead run on a single by Josh Harrison, who advanced to second base on Andre Ethier's...
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  • Yoenis Cespedes wins Major League Baseball Home Run Derby

    Several of Major League Baseball's heavy hitters were transformed into indiscriminate memorabilia dealers Monday night, and Yoenis Cespedes made the biggest hit among fans attending the major league home run derby at Citi Field in Flushing, N.Y. The...
  • Michael Wacha delivers a 2-1 victory for Cardinals

    PITTSBURGH — Michael Wacha says the biggest game he had pitched before joining the St. Louis Cardinals was two years ago when he held Florida State to three hits, sending Texas A&M to the College World Series. “It was an elimination game,&...
  • MLB All-Star Game TV schedule 2013

     
    MLB All-Star Game TV schedule 2013: Baseball’s best head to Citi Field in Queens, N.Y., for the 2013 All-Star Game Tuesday, July 16, at 7:30pm ET on FOX. ALSO SEE: 2013 MLB-All Star Week coverage on MLB Network 2013 MLB Home Run Derby Monday on ESPN...
  • Brown is eyeing 30 home runs, and maybe the NL HR title

     
    Dom Brown has had about enough of this sitting around stuff. “I don’t want to look like I gave up on anybody,” said Brown, sidelined for the better part of the last three weeks. “I know guys don’t look at......
  • Pirates defeat Cardinals, 7-1, to even series

    Pirates defeat Cardinals, 7-1, to even series
    ST. LOUIS — Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates played like veterans. Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the...
  • McCutchen helps Pirates beat Cardinals, 5-3, close in on series win

    McCutchen helps Pirates beat Cardinals, 5-3, close in on series win
    PITTSBURGH — A.J. Burnett calls Pittsburgh Pirates teammate Andrew McCutchen the most humble superstar with whom he has played. "Just as loose as can be all the time," Burnett said. "He wears his pride on his sleeve when he plays." When...