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  • Pirates add another big bat by acquiring Justin Morneau from Twins

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have proved their staying power this season with top-flight pitching and strong performances by young position players, but the organization continued on Saturday to improve its lineup with the acquisition of left-handed slugger...
  • Power rankings: No. 28 Pirates

    Power rankings: No. 28 Pirates
    No. 28 Pirates: 3rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Padres. While it may not be enough to soothe the pain of 19 consecutive losing seasons, Pirates fans at least have someone to blame. That would be Pedro Alvarez, or perhaps Greg...
  • Question of the Day: Which MLB managers are not likely to survive the season? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss Major League Baseball managers. Check back throughout the day for more responses and weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune Down goes (Bob) Geren! Who will follow him......
  • Pirates might not jump ship

    Forget Paul Maholm's 3-7 record. He has compiled a 3.12 earned-run average over 89 innings, holding opponents to 70 hits. With limited options expected to become available on the trade market next month, Maholm is having the kind of season that could...
  • Orioles' offense breaks out in 8-3 win over Pirates

    Orioles' offense breaks out in 8-3 win over Pirates
    For weeks, they promised that an offensive outburst like this one was coming. Even as the scoring opportunities vanished amid ill-timed strikeouts and double-play balls, the Orioles maintained that they were a good offensive club and it was only a...
  • Orioles can't fight out of early hole in 9-3 loss to Pirates

    Orioles can't fight out of early hole in 9-3 loss to Pirates
    There were options had the Orioles wanted to skip Jeremy Guthrie's start or, at the very least, push it back a couple of days to make sure the right-hander had recovered from a back strain. But Guthrie wanted the ball, and Orioles manager Buck...
  • Playing with swing in his step

    The psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch once said "the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth." It's in that spirit that we conclude Curtis Granderson should be the American League's first-half Most Valuable Player. A crowd of players...
  • Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Doug Slaten perfect in returns to big leagues

    For his lights-out play with the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians this season, Doug Slaten was rewarded by the Pittsburgh Pirates with a call-up back to Major League Baseball on Monday. On Tuesday, the former Glendale Community College player appeared to...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis is heating up: Neither bats nor balls are safe.

    Orioles' Chris Davis is heating up: Neither bats nor balls are safe.
    As Orioles designated hitter Chris Davis' bat exploded into two pieces in the seventh inning Wednesday, some eyes drifted to the fractured barrel of Davis’ bat, which went spinning toward the Orioles dugout. “It almost took Nick Johnson's...
  • Giants beat 'em to the punch

    When the White Sox traded for Freddy Garcia in 2004, Ken Williams had the perfect explanation for the midseason move. "1917,'' the general manage said, referring to the last time the White Sox had won the World Series. As the general manager of the...
  • Tigers Snap 5-Game Losing Streak

    Tigers Snap 5-Game Losing Streak
    Rick Porcello tossed eight scoreless innings and Jhonny Peralta ripped a solo home run, as the Detroit Tigers salvaged the final game of a three-game interleague series with a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Porcello (4-2) surrendered just one...