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3 hrs ago | Rum Bunter

2014 Pittsburgh Pirates Postseason Invoices Sent

Oct 1, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; A detailed view of the Pirates postseason decal on the sleeve of Cincinnati Reds left fielder Chris Heisey in the fifth inning of the National League wild card playoff baseball game at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates, Baseball Players, Chris Heisey

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LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

7 hrs ago | St. Louis Cardinals

Cards look to stay hot, deny Cueto's 16th victory

At the All-Star break, the race for the National League Central crown looked as though it might be a four-team affair down to the wire, with the Brewers leading the pack and the Cardinals, Reds and Pirates all within 3 1/2 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Jon Jay, Baseball Players, Johnny Cueto, Bryan Price, Billy Hamilton, Mark Ellis

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would not seek the removal of the county prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, which has sparked more than a week of nightly... The retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Daniel Descalso, Jon Jay, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Todd Frazier, Cincinnati Reds

Ananova

MLB: No stopping the Nationals

Adam LaRoche's 11th inning home run saw the Washington Nationals extend their winning streak to seven games with a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Adam LaRoche, Baseball Players, Andrelton Simmons, American League West, American League

CBC News

Blue Jays in need of good pitching against surging Brewers

Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ, winless in his last four outings, will try to end a two-start losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Milwaukee Brewers, Carlos Gomez, Mike Fiers, Matt Garza

The State

San Diego Padres

The Los Angeles Dodgers will try to snap out of a recent rut and pad their lead in the National League West on Tuesday night when they welcome their National League West-rival San Diego Padres to Dodger Stadium for the opener of a three-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players

Channel3000

Peralta's RBI in 10th gives Cardinals a win

Jhonny Peralta might have taken awhile to adjust to his new surroundings, but with a playoff spot on the line, he's looking pretty comfortable.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Daniel Descalso, Jon Jay, Baseball Players, Logan Ondrusek, Mike Leake, Zack Cozart

Bradenton.com

Nationals chase Brewers' Garza after one out en route to 8-3 win

In the shortest outing of his career, Garza was able to record just one out Saturday night as the Washington Nationals scored five times in the first inning and cruised to an 8-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Bryce Harper, Wilson Ramos, Washington Nationals, Tanner Roark

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Rant Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates Highly Anticipate Andrew McCutchen's Return

The reigning National League MVP, Andrew McCutchen is returning to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, and the franchise and fans are all giddy about it.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Andrew McCutchen

Brew Crew Ball

Brewers have over 80% chance of making the playoffs

Despite the great chance of making the postseason, the Brewers have less than a three percent chance of winning the World Series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League, Milwaukee Brewers

Cubbies Crib

Chicago Cubs weekly recap: Hendricks' hot streak continues

The Chicago Cubs continue to do some shifting, in Chicago and down on the farm. Former first-round pick Brett Jackson was dealt, Junior Lake was optioned to Iowa and Dan Straily made his Cubs debut, albeit a temporary one.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Chicago Cubs, Brett Jackson, Junior Lake, Dan Straily

TwinCities

Milwaukee Brewers: NL Central leaders have been trumping aces

Over the past few weeks, the Milwaukee Brewers have faced pitching studs such as Adam Wainwright, Stephen Strasburg, Mat Latos, David Price and Tim Lincecum, as well as Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw twice each.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Wily Peralta, Zack Greinke, Clayton Kershaw, Yovani Gallardo

The London Free Press

Blue Jays continue to struggle, fall 7-5 in Chicago

Chicago White Sox third baseman Conor Gillaspie is greeted by right fielder Avisail Garcia after hitting a grand slam home against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning at U.S Cellular Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Baseball Players, Avisail Garcia, Jordan Danks, Alejandro De Aza, Colby Rasmus

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, Baseball Players, Vance Worley, Julio Teheran, Charlie Morton, Gerrit Cole, Pittsburgh Pirates

Sun Aug 17, 2014

CBS Atlanta

Lucroy powers Brewers over Dodgers 7-2

A woman who unknowingly drank iced tea laced with an industrial cleaning solution at a Utah restaurant has improved for the first time since bring flown to a hospital last week.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Jonathan Lucroy, Wily Peralta, Carlos Gomez

Door Reminder

Lucroy powers Brewers to sweep of Dodgers

Jonathan Lucroy tied a season high with five RBIs, including his first home run in more than three weeks, and the Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 7-2 victory on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, Dee Gordon, Milwaukee Brewers

Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?

Slipping away

It is really hard to watch the Pirates' season potentially slip away due to a pitching staff that has been obviously deficient since Day 0 of the 2014 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Gerrit Cole, Charlie Morton

NJ.com

As Mets enjoy breakout night offensively, 7-3 win over Cubs still not easy

The agitation, the constant scuffling for runs finally dissipated for night in the sixth inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Dan Straily, David Wright, Vic Black, Juan Lagares, Wilmer Flores

Daily Camera

Rockies game postponed due to broken water main

Colorado blue skies, temperatures in the high 80s, a big crowd streaming through the gates to watch the Rockies host the Cincinnati Reds at Coors Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Todd Helton

Press-Telegram

Los Angeles Dodgers notes: Juan Uribe back on disabled list with hamstring injury

Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe stood near his locker about four hours ahead of Saturday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Juan Uribe, Baseball Players, National League, Milwaukee Brewers, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Paco Rodriguez

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