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  • Preview: Pirates at Reds

    The Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates have combined for 13 home runs in the first two games of the series, with the team clubbing the most taking each of the contests. The Reds try to make it two straight when they host the rubber game on Wednesday....
  • Twins haven't been immune to wave of Tommy John elbow surgeries

    MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota Twins righthander Mike Pelfrey knows exactly why he tore the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow in 2012 and he's certain that it wasn't because of overuse during his younger days. That's become the popular theory to explain...
  • Pirates can't stop streaking Brewers

    MILWAUKEE From Boston to Philadelphia and back home, the streaking Milwaukee Brewers continued their tear and beat the Pirates, 4-2, Friday night at Miller Park for a seventh consecutive win. Pirates left-hander Francisco Liriano faced an all right-...
  • Baseball capsules for the NL Central Division

    NL CENTRAL (in predicted order to finish) St. Louis Cardinals Last year: 97-65 (first, NL Central) New faces: 2B Mark Ellis (Dodgers), SS Jhonny Peralta (Tigers), OF Peter Bourjos (Angels) Former faces: 3B David Freese (Angels), OF Carlos Beltran...
  • Walker-off homer: Pirates 2B lifts team to 10-inning opener win

    PITTSBURGH Neil Walker hit a walk-off home run off Chicago reliever Carlos Villanueva to give the Pirates a 1-0 victory against the Cubs in 10 innings on opening day at PNC Park on Monday. Walker worked a full count before hitting a changeup into the...
  • Cardinals topple Pirates

    PITTSBURGH The St. Louis Cardinals got an early rally against the unlikeliest of pitchers, but it was an early move to a most reliable pitcher that spun those runs into a win. With the Cardinals clinging to a three-run lead Saturday and the tying run...
  • Cubs are being fed heavy diet of left-handers

    PITTSBURGH — After struggling against the quality pitching of the Pirates' Francisco Liriano, the Cubs hope they can get better facing left-handed starters. They will have another test Thursday (weather permitting) when they face Wandy Rodriguez...
  • Rock Cats Start Season With Their Own 'Baby Papi'

    NEW BRITAIN — Kennys Vargas has drawn comparisons to Red Sox designated hitter and former Rock Cat David Ortiz not just for his physical presence, but for his personality as well. The 6-foot-5, 270-pound first baseman is friendly and outgoing...
  • Cubs come up empty on opening day

    Cubs come up empty on opening day
    PITTSBURGH — Anthony Rizzo answered every question patiently, albeit with his hands on his hips. Rizzo's body language Monday summed up the state of the Cubs after a maddening 1-0 loss to the Pirates on opening day that was decided when Neil...
  • Cubs-Pirates: Opening-day firsts

    Cubs-Pirates: Opening-day firsts
    Jeff Samardzija and the Cubs opened at Pittsburgh's PNC Park for the second straight year. Here are the firsts from opening day 2014: Clubhouse DJ: Samardzija opened with some Nirvana and Pearl Jam in the pregame clubhouse and played air drums on...
  • Fresh start? Same old problems arise for Cubs

    Fresh start? Same old problems arise for Cubs
    PITTSBURGH — Erasing the past is easy in spring training, when every player insists he has forgotten about the previous year. But then comes another opening day, another lesson in futility, and the same old questions arise about the same old...