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Yesterday | Redlands Daily Facts
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, left, blows a bubble next to A.J. Ellis as they stand in the dugout during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
Yesterday | The Daily Democrat
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, left, argues a play with third base umpire Bruce Dreckman during the fifth inning of a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, May 6, 2013, in Los Angeles.
Wednesday | Rant Sports
With Joe Mauer moving to first base, the Minnesota Twins signed Kurt Suzuki to take his place behind the plate.
PITTSBURGH >> In 1980, the bands Black Sabbath and Blue Oyster Cult went on tour together.
Gregory Polanco fueled Pittsburgh's offense with a home run, three RBI and three runs scored as the Pirates defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 12-7, in the second meeting of a three-game series on Tuesday.
In a game the Dodgers were playing from behind all night, their comeback attempt fell short, dropping the middle game of their series 12-7 to the Pirates on Tuesday night at PNC Park.
In this July 10, 2014, file photo, San Diego Padres' Chase Headley watches his solo home run in front of Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles.
Jul 3, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett before the game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.
Jul 21, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Edinson Volquez reacts after hitting Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis in the head with a pitch during the second inning at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Edinson Volquez collects himself on the mound during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Pittsburgh Monday, July 21, 2014.
I suppose it was unreasonable to hope that the Pirates would win all 67 games that they played after the All-Star Break, so a game against Hyun-Jin Ryu seems like as good a place as any for the Bucs to take their first post-Break loss.
Adrian Gonzalez hit a go-ahead RBI single in the top of the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers topped the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-3, to salvage a three-game set.
The big right-hander threw just under 100 pitches in six-plus innings, fanning nine and surrendering four hits and two runs in the Cards' 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Matt Holliday homered and doubled with three RBIs, and Lance Lynn won his third straight start for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 11:22 pm
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