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Josh Harrison proved that last month's escape in a rundown was no fluke. He also helped the Pittsburgh Pirates avoid another sweep at Coors Field.
Jul 22, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Matt Kemp singles against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the third inning at PNC Park.
Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki reacts to the Pittsburgh Pirates' Starling Marte being hit in the head by a pitch from Rockies relief pitcher Adam Ottavino during the seventh inning of a game in Pittsburgh on Friday, July 18, 2014.
Jun 7, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Andrew Miller pitches in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.
The Pirates are scouting the Red Sox' bullpen, Gordon Edes reports . This makes some sense -- now we have another explanation as to why the Pirates had scouts at the David Price/Jon Lester matchup the other day.
Jays win! Jays win! In New York. The Jays current 1-4 record in the Bronx looks a bit better than last year's 0-10.
After all, he pinch-hit and played at third in Friday's 8-1 victory. But with the Pirates facing their sixth left-hander in their eighth game out of the break Saturday, manager Clint Hurdle called upon Brent Morel to make his second straight start at third.
Tyler Matzek pitched three-hit ball over seven scoreless innings. Drew Stubbs and Corey Dickerson also homered for the Rockies, who have won three straight.
I wrote something like 14 posts today for MLBTR and watched tonight's game in a fog of restless sleep, getting an impression for an inning or two before drifting off again, and what struck me most clearly was that it all seemed somehow unfair .
Nolan Arenado bounced back from a benching with three hits, including a home run, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1 on Saturday night.
Fans wear shirts emblazoned with the misspelled surname of Colorado Rockies All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki that were given away to attendees as the Rockies hosted the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
Jul 22, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco hits a solo home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the third inning at PNC Park.
A native of the Pittsburgh area and the Pirates' first-round Draft choice in 2004, Walker lived them -- as a fan, as a prospect and as a participant.
Jul 22, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda heads towards home plate after hitting a solo home run against the Seattle Mariners during the eighth inning at Safeco Field.
May 17, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees left fielder Zoilo Almonte rounds the bases on his home run during the third inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Yankee Stadium.
The Pirates' bullpen was lockdown in last weekend's sweep of the Rockies, earning all three wins with just one unearned run over 11 innings.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 06:56 am
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