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April 23, 2019 - 12:08 am
Pirates reliever Nick Burdi left in tears with a right arm injury, a chilling low point for Pittsburgh in a 12-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
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Pitt baseball CF Connor Perry with Keagan Dowd in 2019
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April 22, 2019 - 3:07 pm
Earlier Monday, Pitt baseball centerfielder Connor Perry received a special tweet from his biggest fan. “Happy birthday Connor, do not feel bad about getting old that is when the big dreams come true,” typed Keagan Dowd. “I hope I can be just like you when I get old. I am happy that you’re my...
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April 22, 2019 - 10:06 am
On a spring evening in eastern Pennsylvania, upon a bluff overlooking the Lehigh Valley, a carnival of baseball and pork products is at hand.
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April 21, 2019 - 5:24 pm
By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Buster Posey snapped the longest homerless drought of his career with a three-run shot and tagged out Pittsburgh's Jung Ho Kang at the plate for the final out as the San Francisco Giants edged the Pirates 3-2 on Sunday. Posey sent a fastball from...
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April 19, 2019 - 1:24 pm
Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price thinks Major League Baseball made a mistake by having just 10 games Monday on Jackie Robinson Day.
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April 17, 2019 - 1:38 am
By JOHN JACKSON Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Yoán Moncada is not looking back at his struggles in the past or forward to the promise of his future. The 23-year-old switch-hitter said he is having too much fun in the present. Moncada hit a pair of solo shots for his first multihomer game and...
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April 17, 2019 - 1:33 am
By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — James Paxton struck out 12 in his first stab at baseball's biggest rivalry, Red Sox ace Chris Sale found his fastball but not better results, and the New York Yankees three-hit Boston 8-0 on Tuesday night in the first game this season between the struggling...
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April 16, 2019 - 1:08 pm
Vin Scully joined the widow of Jackie Robinson to honor the player who broke baseball's color barrier during Robinson's centennial birthday celebration Monday night.
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April 15, 2019 - 10:37 am
Major League Baseball observes Jackie Robinson Day at ballparks all over the country.
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April 14, 2019 - 4:57 pm
Rookie Jason Martin hit a tiebreaking double in the top of the ninth inning against Washington’s shaky bullpen, then Felipe Vázquez escaped a bases-loaded jam Sunday to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 4-3 win over the Nationals.
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