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May 30, 2018 - 9:13 am
Anthony Rizzo has no intention of easing up at home plate, even after Major League Baseball said he should have been called out for interference when he took out Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz and sparked a debate about what is — and what isn't — a legal slide.
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Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo (44) slides into the leg of Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz (32) causing a throwing error which allowed two runs to score during the eighth inning
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Eric Hagman
May 29, 2018 - 4:34 pm
Major League Baseball has informed the Pirates and Cubs that the call on the field and the video review were both wrong.
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Anthony Rizzo's Controversial Slide
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Kraig Riley
May 29, 2018 - 4:33 pm
Callers To The Starkey And Mueller Show Are Livid Over Anthony Rizzo's Slide
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First base umpire Mark Carlson (6) and home plate umpire Bill Welke (middle) listen to Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle (13) after Hurdle is ejected during the eighth inning
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Joe Kapp
May 29, 2018 - 3:06 pm
Bob Walk tells Cook and Poni the time to do something was when it happened...It's too late now.
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Chris Mack
May 29, 2018 - 12:10 pm
For the first two months of the regular season, we’ve heard time and again that the 2018 Pittsburgh Pirates were benefitting from a better clubhouse atmosphere, more cohesion amongst teammates, and a more positive direction than the last two campaigns. If these guys believe in each other though, it...
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Colin Dunlap
May 29, 2018 - 11:48 am
Richard Rodriguez didn't handle business. Now it becomes Nick Kingham's business. Business that never should have fallen onto the plate of Kingham because, well, Rodriguez should have handled it. Of course I'm talking about what should have been done in the aftermath of Cubs first baseman (and...
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May 28, 2018 - 6:55 pm
Rizzo slid hard into Pittsburgh catcher Elias Diaz while being forced out at home in the eighth inning, taking out Diaz’s legs, forcing a wild throw into right field. That allowed two runs to score and left both sides wondering what does — and doesn’t — constitute a legal slide in modern-day Major...
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Javier Baez
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Eric Hagman
April 12, 2018 - 8:49 pm
Pirates - Cubs Series Ends With Some Bruised Feelings
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The Pirates Take 2 Of 3 From The Cubs
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April 12, 2018 - 5:49 pm
Gregory Polanco Homered Twice To Help Back A Third Straight Solid Start By Trevor Williams
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Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez
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April 11, 2018 - 11:24 pm
Javier Baez homered twice for the second straight day and scored the go-ahead run on a daring dash around the bases, helping the Chicago Cubs pound the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-5 on Wednesday.
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