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Pirates Blank the Giants 5-0!

The Pirates on Monday night blanked the Giants 5-0.

After two errors and some other bad defense by the Giants they helped the Bucs to a four-run first inning at AT&T Park, Worley protected the instant lead with a masterful complete-game four-hitter. 263 more words

Sports

Monday's lineups and notes from the beat: Belt and Pagan updates, Giants finally not facing really good pitcher

I was away from a computer for the vast majority of Thursday through Sunday, and watched about zero Giants baseball in that time. That means I missed news on… 654 more words

San Francisco Giants

7/26/14 & 7/27/14 Joint Game Recap

Thanks to being delightfully detained this weekend (thank you Confluence in Pittsburgh) I allowed myself to get behind on my game recaps. To solve this problem, I will write a joint and slightly less detailed recap to encompass Saturday and Sunday’s games played by the Pittsburgh Pirates. 1,224 more words

Game Recaps

The Red Sox Should Deal John Lackey -- But Where?

One of Theo Epstein’s last gifts to the Red Sox was a certain clause that he put into John Lackey’s contract.  Before 2010, the Sox and Lackey’s camp agreed that if Lackey missed an entire season from 2010-2014 — the original terms of his 5 year, $82.5 million deal — that Lackey would be also under contract for the Red Sox for 2015 at a measly price of $500,000. 1,144 more words

Boston Pro Sports

July 25-27 Recap

The final baseball weekend of July is history!  Five of the six divisional races in Major League Baseball are tight with one divisional leader holding a five game lead (Detroit). 513 more words

The Diamond Nine

Week 17: Reds falling out of the Central race


NL Central Power Rankings Week 17

*please note: all stats outside of team records only include games played through 7/26/14.

1. Milwaukee Brewers (last week: 1): … 689 more words

Cincinnati Reds

Josh Harrison escaped yet another run-down

Josh Harrison is quickly climbing the list of must-watch players. The Pirates’ super-utilityman and National League All-Star dipped and dived his way out of a rundown in the tenth inning against the Mets… 203 more words