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  • Mets trade Marlon Byrd on Marlon Byrd T-Shirt Night

    They couldn't have waited a day? The New York Mets traded outfielder Marlon Byrd to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, a move that actually makes a lot of sense. There was one big problem though: Tuesday night was Marlon Byrd T-Shirt Night at Citi...
  • 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...
  • Pirates defeat Cardinals, 7-1, to even series

    Pirates defeat Cardinals, 7-1, to even series
    ST. LOUIS — Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates played like veterans. Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the...
  • Marlins top Mets, snap nine-game skid

    MIAMI Mike Redmond could not have received a better anniversary present. A 31-year-old rookie appearing in his second major league game put the Marlins on the board in the seventh with an RBI-single. Three batters later the 29-year-old with almost 3,500...
  • Quick takes on lots of trade targets

    Quick takes on lots of trade targets
    We ran a large piece today with a look at some Orioles targets as the trade deadline approaches on Wednesday. But after talking to a bunch of people over the past few days, both in and out of the organization, there was some stuff I couldn’t get...
  • Mets use two 3-run innings to nip Marlins 6-5

    Mets use two 3-run innings to nip Marlins 6-5
    MIAMI The inning should have ended with Marlon Byrd’s bat on his shoulder. With two out and the Marlins clinging to a one-run lead in the seventh Tuesday, Daniel Murphy bolted for second. Catcher Jeff Mathis made another great throw and Donovan...
  • Tough to call 'BINGO" with a foam finger up your ...

     
    Ya gotta' hand it to Kurt Landes and the IronPigs. They always seem to find a way to make news -- even national news. First their was the unveiling of the urinal games in the spring that got seemingly world-wide coverage. Then last week came the funeral...
  • Position analysis: Centering on DeJesus

    Position analysis: Centering on DeJesus
    In a perfect world, Brett Jackson would be the Cubs’ starting center fielder for 2013 and years to come. That was certainly the idea when Jackson was brought up from Triple-A Iowa in early August, but the former first-round draft pick fizzled in...
  • Is Marmol stupid or uncoachable? Either way, he's untradable

    Is Marmol stupid or uncoachable? Either way, he's untradable
    When does Tom Ricketts say no? When does the Cubs head honcho stop eating millions of dollars in contracts just so Theo Epstein can get rid of Jim Hendry’s players? Carlos Zambrano went to Florida. Marlon Byrd went to Boston. Those deals alone put...
  • Johnson replaces Byrd in Cubs' lineup

    Johnson replaces Byrd in Cubs' lineup
    Reed Johnson will start Thursday in the Chicago Cubs' series finale against Milwaukee at Wrigley Field, with manager Dale Sveum sitting the slumping Marlon Byrd. Byrd has only one hit in 21 at-bats this season and none in his last 19. The Cubs' lineup...
  • Hardy comes through for O's with five hits

    Hardy comes through for O's with five hits
    J.J. Hardy has done plenty to help the Orioles this season with his glove, but it wasn't until Sunday when he felt his bat was catching up. In the Orioles' 17-inning 9-6 win over the Red Sox, Hardy had a career-high five hits, including two solo homers...