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  • Pirates' McCutchen belts tying, winning homers

    The Sports Xchange By Mark Schmetzer, The Sports Xchange Pirates' McCutchen belts tying, winning homers CINCINNATI -- The same player hitting one home run to the score and another to win the game doesn't happen very often. When it does, it's likely...
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    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....
  • Johnny Cueto, Reds hold off division rival Pirates

    CINCINNATTI The Pirates did not have a sharp day on the mound Sunday, and will enter the All-Star break on a down note after a 6-3 loss to the division rival Cincinnati Reds. The Reds scored three runs off starter Francisco Liriano in his first game back...
  • Negron's 3-run homer pushed Reds past Pirates

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Negron's 3-run homer pushed Reds past Pirates CINCINNATI -- Kristopher Negron doesn't own a home run trot, it's more like a 360-foot dash. On Sunday, when his first major league home run cleared...
  • MLB roundup: Braves suspend 2B Uggla

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Braves suspend 2B Uggla The Atlanta Braves suspended struggling second baseman Dan Uggla for one game Sunday. The team announced the suspension on Twitter but did not explain why Uggla is being disciplined. Manager...
  • Pirates 6, Reds 5

    The Sports Xchange By Mark Schmetzer, The Sports Xchange Pirates 6, Reds 5 CINCINNATI -- Andrew McCutchen went into Saturday night's game with 18 career home runs against the Cincinnati Reds -- the most by any player since the beginning of the 2009...
  • Pirates avoid sweep with 9-1 victory against Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS The Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals kept it interesting this week. Twice in a row the Cardinals walked off. They surged closer to first place in the division as the Cincinnati Reds did the same and the Milwaukee Brewers backtracked in the...
  • Volquez joins Pirates' list of reclamation projects

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH ST. LOUIS -- A.J. Burnett in 2012. Francisco Liriano in 2013. And now, Edinson Volquez. Seems like every year, manager Clint Hurdle, pitching coach Ray Searage and the Pittsburgh...
  • Pirates' Cumpton struggles with consistency

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH ST. LOUIS -- The pitcher almost always bats ninth for a reason: He's the worst hitter in a lineup and the easiest man to get out. But Pittsburgh's Brandon Cumpton, given a chance to...
  • Future superstar Polanco impresses Cardinals

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH ST. LOUIS -- In sold out Busch Stadium Tuesday night, St. Louis fans got their first real look at Pittsburgh rookie right fielder Gregory Polanco and soon saw why he's helped make...
  • Adams' walk-off homer carries Cards past Pirates

    The Sports Xchange By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange Adams' walk-off homer carries Cards past Pirates ST. LOUIS -- Matt Adams couldn't remember his last walk-off homer at any level. "Might have been sometime in college," he said. It is a long way...