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  • Pirates sweep Phillies with 1-0 win in 11 innings

    The roar began the moment Sean Rodriguez recorded the last out of the ninth inning and only grew louder as A.J. Burnett slowed walked toward the Pittsburgh Pirates dugout. This is why the 38-year-old pitcher left money on the table in Philadelphia last...
  • Phillies waste Hamels' dominating outing, lose to Pirates 1-0 in 11 innings

    Phillies waste Hamels' dominating outing, lose to Pirates 1-0 in 11 innings
    PITTSBURGH — Cole Hamels credits A.J. Burnett for reconnecting him with how to throw a proper curveball. The Philadelphia Phillies ace spent seven innings showing it off for his former teammate on Sunday afternoon. It just wasn't enough to end...
  • The Times' MLB power rankings

    The Times' MLB power rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: 1. ST. LOUIS: Best record but the best fans in baseball? Judging by All-Star voting, same state, but look west. (1) 2. DODGERS: A Clayton Kershaw advisory is in effect for...
  • LEADING OFF: Diamondbacks pick 1st in draft, Astros sliding

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ ON THE CLOCK The Arizona Diamondbacks have the first pick in the amateur draft, which begins at 7 p.m. EDT from MLB Network studios in Secaucus, New Jersey. It's the 50th anniversary of...
  • Pirates pepper Jose Urena in first major league start as Marlins fall again

    Pirates pepper Jose Urena in first major league start as Marlins fall again
    Jeff Locke doesn't have the same electric stuff as the other four guys in Pittsburgh's rotation. The left-hander has to find different ways to put up zeros. When his curveball obeys the way it did in Tuesday night's 5-1 win over the Marlins, Locke...
  • Slumping Mets Strike Out 14 Times In 9-1 Loss To Pirates

    Slumping Mets Strike Out 14 Times In 9-1 Loss To Pirates
    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Terry Collins had seen enough. After watching the Mets strike out 14 more times in their fifth loss in six games, the manager addressed his team behind closed doors. There was plenty to talk about. Jonathon Niese was knocked...
  • Burnett Sparkles As Pirates Hand Mets, Harvey 8-2 Loss

    Burnett Sparkles As Pirates Hand Mets, Harvey 8-2 Loss
    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett threw seven effective innings to win his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates handed New York Mets ace Matt Harvey the worst loss of his career in an 8-2 victory Saturday. The anticipated showdown between...
  • On The Fly: NBA Draft Set For June 25

    On The Fly: NBA Draft Set For June 25
    The NBA draft is June 25 in Brooklyn, N.Y. There are two rounds, 60 picks, starting at 7 p.m. You'll be up late if you want to find out about Ryan Boatright of UConn. Some mock drafts have him in the 57-60 range; some don't have him being drafted. ......
  • Sunday's recap: Pirates 3, Cubs 0

    Sunday's recap: Pirates 3, Cubs 0
    The summary The Cubs saw their six-game winning streak come to an end Sunday at Wrigley Field. A.J. Burnett shut them out over seven innings, allowing just three hits and striking out seven as the Pirates won 3-0. At the plate The Cubs stranded nine...
  • Pirates put end to Cubs' winning streak, strong homestand

    Pirates put end to Cubs' winning streak, strong homestand
    Winning two out of three isn't enough for these Cubs. But that is what they had to settle for with veteran Pirates right-hander A.J. Burnett dealing in Sunday's series finale at Wrigley Field. The Pirates blanked the Cubs 3-0 to snap their six-game...
  • Up next: Pirates at Cubs

     Up next: Pirates at Cubs
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: Cubs 4-3 in 2015. Friday: 1:20 p.m., CSN. LH Jeff Locke (2-2, 4.71) vs. RH Kyle Hendricks (0-1, 4.65). Saturday: 3:05 p.m., ABC-7. RH Gerrit Cole (5-1, 2.32) vs. LH Jon Lester (3-2, 4.10). Sunday: 1:...