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    Ohlendorf hit in head by comebacker

    Ross Ohlendorf left tonight's game after being struck in the side of the head by a Troy Tulowitzki line drive. Ohlendorf never lost consciousness, briefly dropping to a knee but returning to his feet within seconds. He appeared alert, and walked off the field under...

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    Big First Inning For Curve; Power Win In Extras

    Two early games on Wednesday, plus a few more in the evening:

    Altoona Curve� 6,� Erie SeaWolves� 3 (box)

    The Curve and the SeaWolves played early and scored early this afternoon.� All the scoring was done by the middle of the 3rd inning.� The Curve began the game with 4 runs in...

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    Game 100: Lineups

    Pirates: McCutchen-CF Tabata-LF Walker-2B Jones-1B Alvarez-3B Milledge-RF Cedeno-SS Kratz-C Ohlendorf-P Rockies: Smith-LF Herrera-2B Gonzalez-CF Tulowitzki-SS Hawpe-1B Spilborghs-RF Stewart-3B Iannetta-C Cook-P

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    Morton Does Better, Earns 3rd Win

    Indianapolis Indians� 8,� Syracuse Chiefs� 5 (box)

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    CF Alex Presley and RF Brandon Moss led the offense, as they posted 13 hits to give starter Charlie Morton plenty of run support.� Morton (photo) pitched a solid start and earned his 3rd...

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    Gorkys Hernandez out 3-4 months with broken finger

    Double-A prospect Gorkys Hernandez has been placed on the disabled list with a broken finger. Hernandez was hit by a pitch while attempting to bunt.

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    Calculating trade value: Paul Maholm edition

    The July 31st trade deadline is just a few days away, yet things are mostly quiet on the Pittsburgh front. After wheeling and dealing at the past two deadlines, general manager Neal Huntington has few veterans left to unload in 2010. That being said, there...

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    Light Hitting Night For Affiliates, Morris Pitches 5 Shutout Innings

    Looking in on the Pirates' minor league affiliates on Tuesday... the State College Spikes have a scheduled day off.

    Hagerstown Suns� 5,� West Virginia Power� 4 (box)

    A single, a double, and a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th gave the Suns the extra-inning win over the Power this afternoon.� The...