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  • Harang helps Braves win fifth straight

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Harang helps Braves win fifth straight PITTSBURGH -- It is rare in these days of pitch counts and relief specialists to see a pitcher work into the ninth inning. Atlanta right-hander Aaron Harang...
  • McCutchen's return not enough to stop Pirates' freefall

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Even the return of Andrew McCutchen couldn't help the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates. The center fielder and 2013 National League MVP returned to the lineup on...
  • Snider stepping up for Pirates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Outfielder Travis Snider might have been an afterthought entering this season. The Pirates already had right fielder Jose Tabata manning right and phenom right...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Game roundup: Scherzer wins 14th, Tigers stop Pirates

    The Sports Xchange 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 Tigers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on...
  • Around MLB

    Around MLB
    American League Central Division White Sox: Are Chinese hackers responsible for Robin Ventura's bullpen decisions? Checking the bullpen phones. Indians: More fans gathering around LeBron James' house than watching Indians pretend they're contenders....
  • Series preview: Cubs at Pirates

    Series preview: Cubs at Pirates
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Pirates lead 4-2. Monday: 6:05 p.m., WCIU-26. RH Edwin Jackson (4-5, 4.59) vs. RH Charlie Morton (2-7, 3.31). Tuesday: 6:05 p.m., CSN. LH Travis Wood (5-5, 5.04) vs. LH Francisco Liriano (1-6, 4.54)....
  • 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...