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    Indians’ Green Goes Deep Twice

    boxscore Indianapolis Indians' infielder Nick Green thought he was having a good day when he smashed a solo home run over the left field wall at PNC Field in Scranton, PA. His day got quite 'grand' in the 5th inning, when he hit another one over the left field wall, but...

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    Indians’ Green Goes Deep Twice

    boxscore Indianapolis Indians' infielder Nick Green thought he was having a good day when he smashed a solo home run over the left field wall at PNC Field in Scranton, PA. His day got quite 'grand' in the 5th inning, when he hit another one over the left field wall, but...

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    Game #46 at St. Louis

    Busch Stadium | 1:10 | Gorzelanny vs. Braden Looper | Box This was a tough one. The Pirates probably didn't deserve to be in this game. But they were. And more than that, they had a chance to tie the game late, but failed. Tom Gorzelanny was vicitimized for 10 hits in...

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    The Pirates can compete

    Jim Tracy was right, you know. From yesterday's Post-Gazette: "We have four and a half months of baseball left to play and, obviously, we're sitting in a division right now where clubs are not playing all that well," manager Jim Tracy said. "We're not in a division where a club is pulling...

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    Short Hops

    Hey, all. This week, I'm going to introduce a new feature that will run weekly- Short Hops. I'm going to analyze some of the recent trends from our Buccos and see what information can be gleaned. Living Dangerously - It's no secret that Zach Duke is not a strikeout pitcher. Possessing a fastball that...

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    Game #45 at St. Louis

    Busch Stadium | 8:10 | Snell vs. Kip Wells | Box Good grief. Kip Wells stymied the Pirates meager offensive attack to win for the second time agains 8 losses in 2007. Ian Snell was touched by a gopher three times as all four runs he gave up came via the long...

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    Indians Hang on To Win, and Split the Series

    boxscore Luis Matos --  photo by NancyZ The Indianapolis Indians had a big 3rd inning tonight, and then held on as Buffalo tried to come back, keeping the win for the Tribe, by a score of 10-9. This ends the series in Buffalo with a split, and also...

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    Game #44 at St. Louis

    Busch Stadium | 8:10 | Duke vs. Adam Wainwright | Box Thank goodness Snell is going tomorrow. This was an ugly loss. Bad pitching. Poor situational hitting. Mixed results on D. The supposed new fifth starter was used as a reliever and got touched for three runs. Ryan Doumit had a hit...

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    Walk-off Homer Sinks Tribe

    boxscore The Indianapolis Indians lost a heart-breaker to the Buffalo Bison in Buffalo, NY tonight, by a score of 4 - 2. The Bison scored the winning run with one out in the bottom of the 9th inning, breaking a tie with a walk-off 2 run home run. Bison reliever...

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    Short-term lineup fixes for the Pirates

    If any of you believe that the Pirates have a shot at the playoffs this year ... well, I don't know what to say. The Iron City brews and Primanti Bros. sammitches must be rotting your brain. At the same time, though, we'd like to see changes made to allow for a...

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