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Polanco Promoted To Pirates; Walker Placed On DL Following Appendectomy

The long-awaited debut of Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Gregory Polanco will be Tuesday evening (June 10) when the Bucs host the Chicago Cubs in the second game of a four-game series at PNC Park. The Pirates promoted the slugging outfielder from their “AAA” club in Indianapolis after starting second baseman Neil Walker underwent an emergency appendectomy…

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McCutchen, Davis, Marte, Morton Lead Pirates To 6-2 Home Win Over The Cubs

Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in three runs on Monday night as the Pittsburgh Pirates (30-33) opened a four-game home series with the Chicago Cubs (25-36) with a 6-2 victory. Ike Davis also homered, and Starling Marte broke out of an 0-for-23 slump with three hits and two RBI’s.  McCutchen, Travis Snider and Pedro Alvarez…

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Kings Take 3-0 Lead In Stanley Cup Finals After 3-0 Victory In New York

Jonathan Quick made 32 saves on Monday night to earn the shutout win as his Los Angeles Kings blanked the Rangers 3-0 in game three of the NHL championship series played at Madison Square Garden in New York. The victory gives the Kings a 3-games-to-0 lead in the best-of-seven affair, and leaves them one win…

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PIAA Baseball And Softball Tournament Results – Monday, June 9

PIAA High School Baseball Tournament Semifinal Results  -  Monday, June 9   “A” Elk County Catholic 1, Bishop McCort 0 Devon Prep 4, Schulykill Haven  0   “AA” Martinsburg Central 14, Northwestern 2  (5 inns.) Loyalsock Township 4, Neumann-Goretti 3   “AAA” Harriton 5, Cathedral Prep 2 Pope John Paul II 1, Tamaqua 0  …

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Million Dollar MegaMillions Ticket Sold In Meadville

A MegaMillions Lottery ticket worth one million dollars in last Friday’s drawing for the game was sold in the Meadville area. Pennsylvania Lottery officials say the ticket contains all of the numbers drawn except for the yellow Mega Ball number.  It was purchased at a convenience store on Perry Highway. Had the purchaser of the…

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Brewers Survive 1-0 Game At PNC Park, Win Weekend Series With Bucs; Cole On DL

The first-place Milwaukee Brewers outlasted the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 1-0 game at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on Sunday afternoon, winning the rubber game of a three-game series. The Pirates (29-33) stranded ten runners on base, including men on third base in each of the final three innings,, and hit into two double plays. Milwaukee…

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Heat Deadlocks NBA Final With Spurs At 1-1

LeBron James scored 35 points, and Chris Bosh added 18 in San Antonio on Sunday night, leading the Miami Heat to a 98-96 victory over the Spurs in the second game of the best-of-seven NBA championship series. The win evens the series at 1-1. James scored all but two of his points after the start…

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Earnhardt Wins For First Time At Pocono; Daytona Winner Posts 2nd Victory This Year

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. passed Brad Keselowski with five laps remaining on Sunday to win his second NASCAR Sprint Cup race of the year, and to take the checkered flag for the first time at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, winning the event known this year as the “Party in the Poconos 400 presented by…

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Crane Takes St. Jude Classic – Last Event Before U.S. Open

Even with a score of 3-over-par 73 in Sunday’s final round, Ben Crane was able to fashion a one-stroke victory over Troy Merritt at golf’s final tune-up before this week’s U.S. Open, the FedEx St. Jude Classic at TPC Southwind in Memphis. It was Crane’s fifth career victory, and he went wire-to-wire for the win,…

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Nadal Wins Again In Paris; Remains Undefeated At French Open In Six Finals Against Djokovic

Deja vu in Paris! Once again on Sunday, Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic in the men’s singles final of the French Open Tennis Tournament.  It was Nadal’s record ninth victory at Roland Garros, his 14th Grand Slam victory overall, and his sixth French Open win in six finals against Djokovic.  Nadal is 9-3 in title matches…

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