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    Should the Pirates trade Xavier Nady?

    The Pirates have a barren minor league system, mostly devoid of impact talent. The Major League team has won less than 70 games in three consecutive seasons. The majority of the team’s offense is made up of average players in their prime who will be eligible for free agency in two or...

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    Team USA Top Seed In Quarter Finals

    Team USA has won both of their final games in the first round of World Cup play, and will advance to the Quarter Finals to meet Korea on Friday. Team USA beat the South Africans by a score of 4-2. Team USA wasted no time getting runs on the board, scoring their first two...

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    It is far too early to make any final judgments, but let us revisit some of the players that the Pirates drafted in June 2006. 1st Round – Brad Lincoln RHP Lincoln, being the team’s first round draft choice, naturally received the most media coverage of any player selected in the 2006...

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    Morgan is AFL Player of the Week

    ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE Desert Dogs 8, Solar Sox 1 Nick Blackburn (Twins) picked up his 4th AFL win (with no losses and a 1.64 ERA) as the Desert Dogs chewed up the Solar Sox today. Blackburn pitched 5 innings, allowing only 2 hits, one of which was a solo home run by Matt...

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    Honu Win Two, Lose Two

    HAWAIIAN WINTER LEAGUE Nov 8th Cane Fires 8, Honu 5 The Honu and the Cane Fires have played 10 games against one another in the HWL season, and this is the first one that the Cane Fires have won. The Honu took the early lead with one run in the 2nd inning...

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    USA Takes Two More in World Cup Play

    Team USA has won two more World Cup games, and currently sits at the top of the Group A standings, with a 4-1 record. Cuba is leading Group B with a 5-0 record. SATURDAY'S GAMES USA 5, Japan 1 This was a big game for Team USA, and the score doesn't show how tightly...

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    Desert Dogs Win AFL East

    Catching up with the Desert Dogs' action this week: Nov 6th Scorpions 1, Desert Dogs 0 A pitching duel in the desert -- unfortunately, the Desert Dogs came out on the short end. Scorpions' starter Adam Bostick (Mets) pitched 5 shutout innings, allowing 5 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 3....

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    Team USA Surprised by Italy

    Team USA was taken by surprise today, losing to Italy by a score of 6-2. Team USA was held to 6 hits, and committed 3 errors. The Italians scored first, putting up 3 runs in the bottom of the 2nd inning. With two outs, USA starter Josh Outman (Phillies)...

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    Downfall of the Fam-A-Lee – Part 16

    The Buccos were in it in 1982. They didn't win it, but they played meaningful games in September - something that the club has failed to do in recent times. And as Willie Stargell once said, "I love September, especially when we are in it." Pops retired following 1982. With a strong...

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    Team USA Takes Game 2

    Team USA 7, Panama 0 Team USA pitching held the Panamanians to only 4 hits as they combined for a shutout in their second win. Matt Wright (Royals) threw 6 innings, scattering 3 hits, no walks, and 5 strikeouts, to earn the win. Steven Shell (Angels), Chris Perez (Cardinals), and Jeff...

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