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12 hrs ago | That Balls Outta Here

Phillies Trade Rumors: Bastardo and Byrd targeted

May 18, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd celebrates with relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo after defeating the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 at Citizens Bank Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Antonio Bastardo, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Tony Watson, Justin Wilson

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Call to the Pen

Pittsburgh Pirates eyeing bullpen help

Jul 2, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Mark Melancon pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the ninth inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Bryan Morris, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, National League

Rum Bunter

Pirates Trade Rumors: Bucs Interested in Rockies Closer LaTroy Hawkins

The Pittsburgh Pirates trade rumors cooled a bit, as the ball club lost two of three in Colorado, over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Colorado Rockies, Baseball Players

Rum Bunter

Great Scot - Episode 21 - Pirates Top 3 Targets

Leading up to the trade deadline which is Thursday, the Pirates have been connected already to several players from the top tier guys to middle relief guys .

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryan Morris, Jon Lester, Andrew Miller

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Rant Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates Should Cut Ties With Ernesto Frieri

When the Pittsburgh Pirates and Los Angeles Angels swapped pitchers Jason Grilli and Ernesto Frieri , both teams thought they could help each pitcher rebound from bad starts to the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Kolten Wong

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Halos Heaven

WeekEnd HaloLinks: LA Angels host Detroit Tigers

The Angels are still re-heating their pre-All-Star offense. Bad timing, because the Tigers have a very potent offense that matches ours.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Justin Verlander, Felix Hernandez, Kole Calhoun

Bless You Boys

Tigers 6, Angels 4: Max Scherzer strikes out 11, out-pitches Garrett Richards to win 12th of season

In a possible AL playoff preview, Max Scherzer struck out 11 in seven innings, pitching the Tigers to a 6-4 victory over Garrett Richards and the Angels.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Garrett Richards, Detroit Tigers, Austin Jackson

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Rant Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Team Should Not Trade for Joaquin Benoit

Time changes a lot of things. Last season the Pittsburgh Pirates had a bullpen that was lights out.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joaquin Benoit, Baseball Players, San Diego Padres

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Concussion sacks Marte

The Pittsburgh Pirates placed Marte on the seven-day concussion disabled list before Wednesday's homestand finale against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Mon Jul 21, 2014

New York Post

Why the Rays trading David Price is no longer a sure thing

Two of the biggest players expected to move before the July 31 trade deadline - Jeff Samardzija and Huston Street - have already been dealt, underscoring the go-for-it fervor atop the AL West.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Ben Zobrist, James Loney

Rayhawk Review

Could Grant Balfour Be Traded In Change-Of-Scenery Deal?

Jul 11, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Grant Balfour reacts after he gave up a 2-RBI single during the ninth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Fernando Rodney, David Price, Ben Zobrist

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Ron Cook: Mark Melancon firmly belongs as Pirates closer

The routine changed Sunday at PNC Park for Pirates closer Mark Melancon. He pitched again against the Colorado Rockies, the first time this season he has worked on three consecutive days.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Mark Melancon, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball, Huston Street, Mariano Rivera

USA Today

Angels acquire Street, add another source of saves to AL

Fantasy owners in AL-only leagues have been the big winners so far in the trading season.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Angels, Baseball Players, Ernesto Frieri

Sat Jul 19, 2014

FakeTeams

Roto Roundup: Huston Street trade, Jason Kipnis, Bryce Harper and others

Ray takes a look at the top fantasy performers from Friday night's action, including his initial thoughts on the Padres -Angels trade involving Huston Street, Jason Kipnis, Bryce Harper, Anthony Rizzo and others.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Jason Kipnis, Anthony Rizzo, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Joe Smith

Post-gazette.com

Bob Smizik: Liriano's start against Rockies encouraging

Liriano worked the first five innings against the Rockies before another sellout crowd at PNC Park and while he didn't look like the Liriano of 2013, he certainly looked better than the Liriano of earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Phillips, Joey Votto, Baseball Players, Josh Harrison, Tony Watson, Joel Hanrahan

Call to the Pen

Angels acquire All-Star closer Huston Street from Padres

Jul 4, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Padres relief pitcher Huston Street pitches during the ninth inning after the game at Petco Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Angels, Seattle Mariners, Baseball Players, Joe Thatcher

Fri Jul 18, 2014

MSNBC

Report: Angels "close to finalizing a deal" to acquire...

Padres closer Huston Street has been linked to the Angels for a while now and Jim Bowden of ESPN.com reports that the two sides are "close to finalizing a deal" for the All-Star right-hander.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

CBS Local

Top MLB Ballpark Food Options

Fans have been going to Major League Baseball games for over 140 years and certain things about going to the ballpark have remained consistent throughout.

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Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?

The 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates' first half: Not good or bad, but enough of both to be maddening

When the Pirates punted almost every big decision of the off-season, leaving what one could reasonably assume to be a decent amount of cash unspent , my immediate thought was this: They're not sure that 2014 is the best year to contend, and they've decided not to spend money on the team because of that .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Andrew McCutchen, Gerrit Cole

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Natural born closer: The journey of Mark Melancon

Over the past decade, Melancon has pitched in 487 games among the majors, minors and college.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mark Melancon, Baseball Players, Brandon Lyon

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