Jered Weaver Impressive In Return for Los Angeles Angels

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Jered Weaver hadn’t taken the mound for the Los Angeles Angels since April 7 when he fractured his non-pitching elbow in a freak on-field accident. On Wednesday, he returned and looked good in six innings of work. He allowed just […]

Struggling Milwaukee Brewers Lose Again

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Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Marco Eatsrada has three of the team’s five wins in the month of May, but even with him on the mound on Wednesday night, the Brewers lost their fifth straight ballgame. The Minnesota Twins put up […]

A.J. Burnett Struggles But Pittsburgh Pirates Win

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Coming into Wednesday night’s action Pittsburgh Pirates ace A.J. Burnett hadn’t won a game since May 3. Unfortunately for Burnett his winless streak continued as he struggled through six innings against the Detroit Tigers. He allowed thee runs, with five […]

Jason Grilli Going Down in History Of Pittsburgh Pirates Closers

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San Francisco Giants’ Mike Kickham Knocked Around in Debut

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A player’s major league debut is something they dream about ever since their days in Little League. On Tuesday night, that dream turned into a nightmare for Mike Kickham of the San Francisco Giants. The Oakland Athletics greeted the 24-year-old lefty rudely by touching him […]

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Jeanmar Gomez Quiets Detroit Tigers’ Bats

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On Tuesday night, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jeanmar Gomez had the daunting task of facing the red-hot Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers. Not only did he pitch well, but he had his best game of the season. He threw seven shutout innings, […]

Kevin Gausman Gets Hammered in Second Start for Baltimore Orioles

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It was a battle of young pitchers in the nation’s capital on Tuesday night and neither one fared very well. Nathan Karns made his major league debut for the Washington Nationals and was unable to make it out of the fifth inning, although he […]

Texas Rangers’ Yu Darvish Gets the K’s Not the Win

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Texas Rangers‘ ace Yu Darvish had his eighth win of the season sitting right in front of him just waiting to be plucked, but a two-run home run by Arizona Diamondbacks‘ Didi Gregorius meant Darvish would get a no decision […]

Zack Greinke Struggles Again for Los Angeles Dodgers

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Zack Greinke has been swinging a hot bat for the Los Angeles Dodgers lately. Unfortunately, that isn’t his main gig. The starting pitcher the Dodgers threw a bunch of money at this offseason has struggled in back-to-back outings. On Monday, […]

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Player of the Week: Francisco Liriano

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The red-hot Pittsburgh Pirates just kept chugging along last week with a 5-1 record against their division rivals the Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers. Before the start of Monday’s games, they were tied for second place in the National League […]

5 Pittsburgh Pirates Leading the Way This Season

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Pittsburgh Pirates’ Player of the Week: Jeff Locke

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The third time seems to be the charm for Pittsburgh Pirates‘ left-hander Jeff Locke. The 25-year-old was called up twice before by the Pirates in 2011 and 2012 and neither audition went very well, but Locke has found something this […]