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  • Cards edge Brewers in 13 innings, 3-2

    ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Cardinals got the call Matt Holliday deserved and eventually the run they needed. They would have to wait awhile for the win. Baseball's new replay rule overturned an out at first base in the eighth inning and that change allowed...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Brewers edge Cardinals in 12th

    The Sports Xchange By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange Brewers edge Cardinals in 12th ST. LOUIS -- It was fitting that the Milwaukee Brewers' winning hit came off the bat of a Gomez. Just not the one everyone knows. Unlikely hero Hector Gomez scored...
  • Pirates 4, Red Sox 0

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Pirates 4, Red Sox 0 PITTSBURGH -- Charlie Morton pitched five scoreless innings to end an eight-start winless streak, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates blanked the Boston Red Sox 4-0 Tuesday...
  • Red Sox Blown Out By Pirates

    PITTSBURGH -- Francisco Liriano had a difficult time throwing strikes. Yet with the way the Pittsburgh Pirates are playing, it didn't matter. Liriano won his third straight start, first baseman Ike Davis hit a three-run home run and backup shortstop...
  • 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,...