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Clint Hurdle watched rookie Gregory Polanco scuffle for the better part of two weeks before giving the talented but raw right fielder a needed night off on Monday.
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PITTSBURGH >> Justin Turner is tired of playing the game. Not baseball, but the game within the game that's consumed the Dodgers since the All-Star break.
Commissioner of Major League Baseball, Bud Selig, right, visits PNC Park with Pittsburgh Pirates President Frank Coonelly, left, and Pirates Chairman of the Board Bob Nutting, center, before a baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Pittsburgh Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
As expected, the Dodgers activated veteran right-hander Josh Beckett from the DL and will start him tonight against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Jun 27, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Starling Marte looks on from the dugout against the New York Mets during the tenth inning at PNC Park.
Jul 6, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher A.J. Burnett tips his cap to the crowd before pitching against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at PNC Park.
Jun 26, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Houston Astros designated hitter Chris Carter rounds first base after hitting a home run in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
Jul 21, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Edinson Volquez reacts after hitting Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis in the head with a pitch during the second inning at PNC Park.
Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez singles in a run during the fourth inning of the Dodgers' 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday.
The right-hander will return from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday against the Pirates after missing just one start with a left hip impingement.
After three comeback victories in a row, the Bucs weren't able to muster any late-inning offense and dropped the opener of the three game set against the Dodgers, 5-2.
Brian Parker knows the ill effects performance-enhancing drugs can have, and that is why he, along with the Pirates' training staff and closer , stressed the negative effects of steroid use to a group of 120 children Monday morning at PNC Park as part of the national PLAY campaign that sets out to raise awareness in children's health issues.
Pirates outfield prospect Mel Rojas Jr. has roots in Indianapolis -- sort of. He was born in Indianapolis May 24, 1990, and his father, the Dominican pitcher Mel Rojas, pitched for Indy in 1990 and 1991 as a farmhand in the Expos system.
General manager Neal Huntington continues to look for trades, but insists the Pittsburgh Pirates will be fine if he doesn't find one.
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Indianapolis recovered from an early four-run deficit to beat Columbus , 7-5. Casey Sadler gave up four in the 1st, but ended up lasting six innings.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 06:14 am
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