1. Pittsburgh Pirates-Milwaukee Brewers: Bucs Break a Record No One Wants

    PITTSBURGH, May 5 —The Pirates pitchers walked 10 batters and the Pirates have now lost 17 in a row to the Milwaukee Brewers, losing tonight 8-5...

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  2. Pirates-Brewers: Pittsburgh Bullpen Loses It Again

    PITTSBURGH, May 4 —The Brewers (14-12) are in town for a two game series and the Pirates (12-13) sacrificed the upper hand as their bullpen gave up six runs during the eight and ninth innings, ...

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  3. Pirates-Reds: Buc Bats Come Alive; Reds Play Sloppy

    PITTSBURGH, May 2 —After being shut out in two consecutive games, the Pirates ended that run with a big first inning to get things started, and to give Ross Ohlendorf the kind of run support he needs to win...

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  4. Mets-Phillies: Oliver Perez Leads Walk Fest; 18 Base-On-Balls Issued

    PHILADELPHIA, May 2—The Phillies and the Mets seemed like they were competing in number of walks issued as much as they were in number of runs scored...

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  5. Pirates-Reds: PIttsburgh Eats Second Straight Shutout

    PITTSBURRH, May 1—The Pirates were looking to put the brakes on their three game skid, and it looked like they might in the first inning...

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  6. Cy Young Potentials Making Noise in April

    Cy Young pitched for the American League from 1890-1911. He won 511 games during his 22 years in baseball. He also has 316 losses, also the most in MLB. The Cy Young award has been given since 1956, one to each league...

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  7. Cy Young Potentials

    Zack Greinke, 5-0, 0.50 ERA Greinke, in his sixth full season, has finally started off having the kind of year the Kansas City Royals thought he would have when the drafted him in the first round (sixth pick) in 2002...

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  8. Pirates-Brewers: Pirate Pitching Still Stuck in 2008

    Milwaukee, Apr. 28—Once again, the Pirate batters mustered five runs but it was not enough to overcome what the Pirate pitchers gave up to the Brewers...

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  9. Cardinals-Braves: Reyes Pitches Well

    ST.LOUIS, April 28—The Braves' poor hitting and the Cardinals' stellar pitching were the perfect recipe for the birds to add to the MLB record...

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  10. Pirates-Brewers: Ghost of 2008 Visits, Milwaukee Pounds Pittsburgh Pitchers

    MILWAUKEE, April 27—History was not on the Pirates side as they went against the Milwaukee Brewers in the first of a three-game set Monday night. The Brewers took 14 of 15 games played against the Pirates in 2008 and started 2009 off 1-0...

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  11. Injuries Adding Up for NL Central

    The baseball season is in full swing with April nearly finished. Numerous teams have already been hit by a flurry of injuries that have threatened to side-track their team's plan early on...

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  12. Marlins' Pitchers Can't Catch a Break

    The Florida Marlins, after opening the season 11-1, are on a six game skid after consecutive sweeps on a road trip to Pennsylvania. The Pirates and the Phillies outscored the Marlins 41-15 over the two series...

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  13. Pirates-Padres: Ross Ohlendorf Pitches Well-ish, Adam LaRoche Homers Twice

    SAN DIEGO, April 26—The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Sunday, getting to Jake Peavy early, to take two of three in the weekend series. Pittsburgh didn’t waste a chance to make up some ground on St...

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  14. Pirates-Padres: Duke Pitches Gem; Buc Bats Explode

    SAN DIEGO, April 25—Zach Duke (3-1, 2.43) looked unbeatable tonight, pitching into the ninth inning, which was desperately needed after the entire bullpen got a taste in last night’s extra-innings loss...

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  15. Why the NFL Draft Is Boring

    Watching the NFL draft can be a painfully boring thing to watch. Why, you ask? First off anyone watching really doesn't know who these guys are. No disrespect to the very talented players being drafted...

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  16. Pirates-Padres: Bucs Lose Tough One In Eleven

    SAN DIEGO, April 24—The Pirates bullpen fought hard but the Padres finally go to them for a tie breaking single in the bottom of the eleventh inning, defeating the Buc 4-3...

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  17. Steelers' Draft Wants and Dreams

    The biggest needs for the Steelers on the face are with the offensive line. The Steelers have the enviable honor of picking last in the draft courtesy of the Super Bowl victory...

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  18. Pittsburgh Pirates in Search of .500?

    If you were to survey Pittsburgh fans on the likelihood of the current Pirates team bettering the .500 mark for the first time in 16 years, many today would probably tell you that they have a decent chance...

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  19. Pirates-Marlins: Pittsburgh Completes Sweep of Florida

    The Pirates relied on solid hitting from the top of the order and an effective bullpen to complete the three-game sweep of the Marlins, winning 7-4 today...

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  20. Pirates-Marlins: Pittsburgh Furnishes Florida with Losing Streak

    The Pirates (8-6) gave the Marlins (11-3) just their third taste of losing with a hard-fought 3-2 win. The surprising Pirates league leading ERA has all of baseball talking and tonight, it didn’t disappoint...

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  21. The Eight Bowls of Christmas

    Today NCAA Division I football is faced at least three problems—problems that are there just about every year: the mismatch games schools generally start the season with, the blunt force trauma BCS, and the problems with academia and sports...

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  22. Bruce Arians Larry Zierlein Are Not Getting the Job Done in Pittsburgh

    Hoping the Defense Can Hold Out Here we are at the end of the season, again with reasonable hopes for the Steelers' chances at a Super Bowl berth, and again it is not the offence that has gotten the Steelers where they are, it is the defense...

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