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Pirates Blank Giants 4-0; Morton Wins Eighth

Neil Walker slammed a two-run home run, and three Pittsburgh pitchers combined on a six-hit shutout on Thursday night as the Pirates (72-47) blanked the San Francisco Giants 4-0 in the first game of a four-game series at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Starter Charlie Morton (8-4; 4.06 ERA) whitewashed the Giants (65-56) on four hits…

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Opening Round Of Little League World Series Rained Out

Thursday’s opening round of four games at the annual Little League World Series in South Williamsport was rained out, and all eight first-round contests are now scheduled to be played on Friday (Aug. 21). Action will begin at 10:00 AM.  The four International Division openers will be played at Volunteer Stadium, and the four first-round…

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Pitching Carries Pirates To 4-1 Home Win Over Arizona

Pittsburgh pitchers combined on eight innings of two-hit baseball on Wednesday night, lifting the Pirates (71-47) to a 4-1 home victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks in the rubber game of a three-game series at PNC Park. Starter J.A. Happ (5-7; 4,42 ERA) worked six innings of scoreless two-hit ball, and relievers Joaqim Soria and Tony…

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Florimon’s Triple Salvages Pirates’ 15-Inning Victory

Pedro Florimon, who was only 1-for-18 (.056) this season, tripled home Francisco Cervelli with two outs in the bottom of the 15th inning on Tuesday night, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 9-8 home victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Pirates had blown an 8-3 lead by giving up three runs in the eighth inning, followed by two unearned…

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Little League World Series Begins Thursday In South Williamsport

South Williamsport is ready for the start of another Little League World Series baseball tournament. The action will begin Thursday (Aug. 20) at 1:00 PM, and the Mid-Atlantic Regional champions, Pennsylvania’s Red Land team from the Lewisberry area, will first play on Friday night at 8:00 PM.  The tournament lasts for about a week-and-a-half. Preliminary…

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Cole Beaten Again; Pirates Lose 4-1 Home Decision To Arizona

The Arizona Diamondbacks jumped early on Pittsburgh ace Gerrit Cole, scoring three runs in the first two innings en route to a 4-1 victory over the Pirates on Monday night in the first game of a three-game series at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Cole, now 14-7 (2.61 ERA), has only one win since his appearance…

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Bucs Sweep Mets As Bullpen Wins Three Straight

Gregory Polanco finished the Pittsburgh Pirates’ three-game sweep of the New York Mets on Sunday afternoon the same way he began it on Friday night – by breaking a 1-1 tie with a run-scoring base hit. In both the series opener and its finale, the winning pitcher was Pirates reliever Arquimedes Caminero (4-1; 3.62 ERA)…

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Kenseth Wins Easily At Michigan International

Matt Kenseth led for a season-high 73 percent of the event’s 200 laps and cruised to a 1.7 second victory over Kevin Harvick in Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. Kenseth’s 34th career victory was also his second in three weeks, and the fifth in the…

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Day Finishes 20-Under To Win PGA Championship; Spieth Finishes Second

Jason Day set a new record for the most strokes under par in a Major tournament, finishing at 20-under-par 268 (68-67-66-67) to win the PGA Tournament at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin. He broke by one stroke the record of 19-under-par set in 2000 by Tiger Woods at the British Open at St. Andrews.  After…

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Red Land, Pennsylvania’ Little League Champion, Advances To South Williamsport

For the second straight year, Pennsylvania’s state champions will represent the Mid-Atlantic Region in the Little League World Series which starts later this week in South Williamsport. Red Land, from an area of the state just south of Harrisburg, captured the championship of the Mid-Atlantic Tournament in Bristol, Connecticut with a 12-0 shutout over Jackson…

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