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Wednesday Jul 23 |

Bob Smizik: Is Ike the answer?

On one issue concerning the Pirates there is near-total agreement: First base has been a glaring weakness this season.


Related Topix: Sports, Jose Tabata, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Starling Marte, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Allen Craig

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Gene Collier: Pirates lineup takes advantage of lefty-friendly dimensions

On the very kind of night PNC Park was built for, the kind of night when left-handed batters in black and gold lashed baseballs toward the full advantage of the yard's eminently reachable right-field distances, the Pirates were careful to add a key detail.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Neil Walker, Baseball Players, Gregory Polanco, Brandon Moss, Ryan Doumit

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

MLB roundup: Ortiz homers twice as Red Sox rout Blue Jays 14-1

David Ortiz hit the 452nd and 453rd home runs of his career, moving past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the all-time list, and the Red Sox won their fifth straight game Monday night, routing the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1.


Related Topix: Sports, David Ortiz, Baseball Players, Brad Mills, Casey McGehee, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Adrian Gonzalez

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bucs Dugout

What the Pirates should do at the trade deadline

The trade deadline is less than three weeks away, and the Pirates have work to do as they push for a playoff spot.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Justin Morneau, Ike Davis, Gaby Sanchez, Gregory Polanco

The Morning Line, 7/14

The Morning Line, 7/14 Reds need help, beer snobs and eating outside Check out this story on Top o' the merry Monday mornin' to ye, Mobsters.


Related Topix: Sports, Mark McGwire, Baseball Players, Jonny Gomes

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Mets use pinch of Young, Campbell in recipe to top Marlins 5-4

The latest in what seems like an unceasing series of them came Saturday at Citi Field, where the Marlins lost a pair of two-run leads in a 5-4 defeat.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Dunn, Ruben Tejada, Bryan Morris, Hanley Ramirez, Travis D'Arnaud

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Pirates' Pedro Alvarez Hits 100th Home Run of Career

With Tuesday's fourth-inning long ball off the St. Louis Cardinals ' Carlos Martinez, Pedro Alvarez of the Pittsburgh Pirates reached 100 career home runs, per .


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Pedro Alvarez, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates