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Wednesday | Major League Baseball

Morton dealing with sports hernia in right hip

Charlie Morton told reporters Wednesday he has a sports hernia in his right hip and added the issue has bothered him since early June.

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Wednesday Aug 20 | Sportsnet.ca

ATL @ PIT7:05 pm ET

Perhaps Gerrit Cole can get the Pirates on track Wednesday night as he comes back from injury to start the finale of a three-game set with the Atlanta Braves.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Gerrit Cole, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Atlanta Braves, Neil Walker

Wednesday Aug 20 | TSN.ca

Nationals take over top spot in MLB Power Rankings

For the first time in nearly three months, the Oakland A's have been bumped from top spot in the TSN.ca MLB Power Rankings , with the Washington Nationals the new inhabitants of the penthouse suite.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Adam LaRoche finalist for Bob Feller Act of Valor Award

Adam LaRoche is the steady, sure-handed first baseman for the Nationals. The soft spoken slugger is always sure to mention his teammates over his personal stats, as he did last night after slugging the first game-ending homer of his career.

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Related Topix: Sports, Adam LaRoche, Baseball Players, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Brad Ziegler, Jonathan Lucroy, Dustin Pedroia

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bill Brink's Pirates chat transcript: 8.19.14

Poll Question: What is the biggest problem facing this team? Answer #1: Bench Answer #2: Bullpen Answer #3: Injuries Bill Brink: The chances of Lambo coming up are almost nil.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrew McCutchen, Baseball Players

Post-gazette.com

Bob Smizik: Is another collapse looming?

Those are fair questions in view of the Pirates' 7-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves last night -- their sixth straight defeat, a streak that began on Aug. 13. On Aug. 12, the Pirates were nine games over .500, 1 1/2 games off the NL Central lead and in first-place in the wild-card standings.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Andrew McCutchen, Jordy Mercer, Neil Walker

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Major League Baseball

McKenry a stabilizing force behind the plate

Catcher Michael McKenry isn't just the Rockies' resident psychologist in shin guards.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Wilin Rosario, Michael McKenry, Jeff Locke, Tony Watson, Racing, CART Racing, Justin Wilson

ABC 27

Latest Pennsylvania sports

Pinch-hitter Scott Hairston's sacrifice fly with one out in the 11th inning scored Jayson Werth to give the Washington Nationals a 6-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday night and complete a three-game sweep.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jayson Werth, Baseball Players, Michael Morse, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Brandon Cumpton, Gerrit Cole

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pirates hope to snap skid at home vs. Braves

The Pirates were gone from PNC Park for less than a week, but the feeling at the ballpark Monday will be a much more uneasy one than when they left.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Vance Worley, Julio Teheran, Gerrit Cole, Pittsburgh Pirates

CBS Local

Pirates Place Morton On 15-Day DL

The Pittsburgh Pirates are getting ready to welcome a starting pitcher back into the fold.

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Washington Nationals

Hip forces Morton to DL; Bucs add Morel

The Pirates placed right-handed pitcher Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday with right hip inflammation.

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The Miami Herald

Pirates' Morton to DL with hip inflammation

Washington, DC - The Pittsburgh Pirates placed right- hander Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with right hip inflammation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?

Neil Walker back out of the lineup, Pirates hope Jeff Locke can help stem pitching woes

One day after Neil Walker's second start in the month of August for a back injury that's kept him inactive for two weeks but not on the disabled list, Walker is out of the lineup again tonight.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Neil Walker, Josh Harrison, Pedro Alvarez, Jordy Mercer

Federal Baseball

Nationals notes: Adam LaRoche in August, Denard Span caught stealing

Adam LaRoche continues to swing a hot bat in August and the Washington Nationals' first baseman is well on his way to making up for a less-than-stellar July.

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Related Topix: Sports, Adam LaRoche, Baseball Players, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Tony Watson, Anthony Rendon

CBS Local

Bob Walk On Worley Transformation

They discussed the strong pitching of Vance Worley, who is 5-2 with a 2.51 ERA after having an ERA over 4 the last two seasons.

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Washington Times

Baseball Capsules

Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche each drove in two runs, leading the Washington Nationals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-4 Friday night for their fourth straight win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Adam LaRoche, Tanner Roark, Pedro Alvarez

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Major League Baseball

Nationals edge Bucs in opener for fourth straight win

Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche drove in two runs apiece and helped the Nationals down the Pirates, 5-4, at Nationals Park on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Adam LaRoche, Ian Desmond, Neil Walker

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Pirates at Nationals

After making themselves at home at Citi Field , the Washington Nationals return to the nation's capital to open a 10-game stretch with a three-game series versus the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, National League Central, Washington Nationals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Adam LaRoche, Baseball Players

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Pittsburgh Pirates

Bucs roll into D.C. to open series vs. first-place Nats

The Pirates haven't lost a series against the Nationals on the road since June 2010, and they'll look to keep that streak intact as they visit Washington for a three-game set this weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Tanner Roark, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Pirates fall to Padres, 8-2, as San Diego wins another series at PNC Park

Perfect for three innings, Pirates starter Charlie Morton's afternoon hit the brakes in the fourth and fifth during an 8-2 loss to the San Diego Padres at PNC Park on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Yangervis Solarte, Neil Walker, Andrew McCutchen

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