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    Game 20: Bucs Win Again in the 9th

    I will admit I had all but given up. My headline a few minutes ago read 'Late Brewer Homers are the Difference.' I was putting the finishing touches on my sometimes insightful, always poignant commentary. I was ready to click on the 'publish' button. All Milwaukee...

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    A visual look at the Pirates' offensive offense

    Ryan DoumitIn an effort to ignore the new level of misery that the Pirates’ pitching staff sinks to on a daily basis, I will take a moment to focus on just how bad the team’s offense has been. Click for a...

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    Baker and Noris Help Welker With An Afternoon Win

    As expected, the Pirates have called up righty�Jeff Karstens from Indianapolis to help them with their pitching woes. �Karstens will have to be added to the 40-man roster -- he was removed from it back in November. �Over the past few weeks, Karstens had made 4 relief appearances for the Indy Indians,...

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    Game 19: Brewers Sock it to Buccos

    Here's all you need to know about this game: by the third inning Yovani Gallardo had three RBI. And Milwaukee was up 7-0. And Pittsburgh dropped their seventh straight.

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    Kratz Gets Save #1 In 15th Inning

    Indianapolis Indians 7, �Louisville Bats 6 (box)

    It's just a few minutes after midnight, radio broadcaster Howard Kellman just said "Good Morning Everyone" as he came back from a station ID break, and Erik Kratz just earned his first career save with a nicely pitched 15th inning. �The Indians' fifth lead...

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    Power Show Their Power, Bradenton Pitchers Shine

    West Virginia Power 8, �Kannapolis Intimidators 1 (box)

    The West Virginia Power powered up, recording 17 hits on their way to 8 runs, to beat the Intimidators in Kannapolis on Monday night. �The West Virginia starter Kyle McPherson was also showing his Power, going 7 innings and allowing just one runs...

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    Raynor designated for assignment to make room for Karstens

    Jeff Karstens, expected to start on Tuesday night, has been added to the 40-man roster. To make room for him, John Raynor was designated for assignment.