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  • Pirates still undecided on Sunday's starter

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Pirates are still undecided on who will start the final game of their pivotal three-game series with the visiting Milwaukee Brewers that begins Friday...
  • Streaking Pirates Sweep Series With Red Sox

    Streaking Pirates Sweep Series With Red Sox
    PITTSBURGH -- Pennant race games are often nerve wracking, but Gerrit Cole loves them. The righthander pitched into the eighth inning for yet another September win, and left fielder Starling Marte homered as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox...
  • Cole, Pirates complete sweep of Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updated Pirates division deficit, wild-card lead after Cardinals-Brewers game Cole, Pirates complete sweep of Red Sox PITTSBURGH -- Pennant race games are often nerve wracking but...
  • Cardinals 3, Brewers 2 (13)

    Cardinals 3, Brewers 2 (13): Tony Cruz delivered an RBI single with one out in the 13th inning as host St. Louis rallied for its eighth walk-off victory of the season. Jhonny Peralta singled with one out and one on to put runners on first and second for...
  • Cubs on path to developing own big league talent

    Cubs on path to developing own big league talent
    Manager Rick Renteria grew up in Southern California in the 1970s following a Dodgers franchise that took deep pride in cultivating homegrown talent that produced two consecutive National League pennants. That model, along with a current Cardinals...
  • Pirates sweep Red Sox, 3-2

    PITTSBURGH The formula appeared familiar. Score early, hit a home run, take advantage of a Boston Red Sox lineup lacking Dustin Pedroia and any kind of offensive punch. Thursday's game was tighter than the previous two iterations, but the outcome was...
  • Preview: Red Sox at Pirates

    The Pittsburgh Pirates are picking on the lowly Boston Red Sox in order to solidify their postseason standing. The Pirates will try to polish off a three-game sweep and keep the pressure on the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Central when...
  • Preview: Brewers at Cardinals

    The Milwaukee Brewers have been tormented over the years by Adam Wainwright and now must face another nemesis in the finale of their three-game series against the host St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday. After falling victim to a complete game by...
  • Out since July, Reds' Votto could return soon

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Out since July, Reds' Votto could return soon CHICAGO -- Cincinnati first baseman Joey Votto took batting practice and spent some time picking up infield grounders this week at Wrigley Field,...
  • Game roundup: Angels clinch AL West title

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Final Update: Adds Rangers-A's, changes lede Game roundup: Angels clinch AL West title ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Angels were forced to wait late into the night Wednesday to uncork their American League West title...
  • Red Sox Scoreless In Loss To Pirates

    Red Sox Scoreless In Loss To Pirates
    Pirates 4, Red Sox 0: Russell Martin belted a two-run homer and Charlie Morton worked five scoreless innings in his first start in a month as host Pittsburgh posted its ninth win in 11 games. Starling Marte also went deep and Travis Snider added a run-...