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    Game #54 vs. Los Angeles

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Duke vs. Randy Wolf | Box Newly installed closer Matt Capps didn't get a chance to pitch in this one. Zach Duke gave up five earned runs in six innings pitched, and the Dodger bullpen made a one-run lead hold up over the last four frames. A...

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    It would be irresponsible for the Pirates to win now

    It's a topic to which Pat alluded and Rowdy provided a direct answer: Which is more important to the Pirates: 1. The window of opportunity that exists from having this group together until 2009? 2. The window that exists this year by the division being so down? That was the question Dejan...

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    Indians Can’t Catch Up to Bison

    boxscore (photos by NancyZ ) Sean Burnett -- photo by NancyZ The Indianapolis Indians had the tables turned on them this afternoon at Victory Field. After pounding the Bison 10-3 yesterday, the Indians found themselves on the losing end of an 11-6 score today. The Indians did...

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    Game #53 vs. San Diego

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Chacon vs. Greg Maddux | Box Thanks to FSN Final Score, I've seen the highlights. After tying the game in the 9th, Mike Cameron homered in the 11th and was, at first, followed by Josh Bard. But, Bard's poke was ruled a ground rule double since it...

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    Indians Can’t Catch Up to Bison

    boxscore (photos by NancyZ ) Sean Burnett -- photo by NancyZ The Indianapolis Indians had the tables turned on them this afternoon at Victory Field. After pounding the Bison 10-3 yesterday, the Indians found themselves on the losing end of an 11-6 score today. The Indians did...

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    Indians Pound Bison; Eldred Pounds Homer

    Marty McLeary  -- photo by NancyZ boxscore The Indianapolis Indians took advantage of mistakes made by the Buffalo Bison and had two big innings in a 10-3 win over Buffalo at Victory Field tonight. Brad Eldred, who joined the Indians last week, hit his first home run with...

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    Game #52 vs. San Diego

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Maholm vs. Chris Young | Box It was the Chris Young story again. The trade for Matt Herges was a stupid one. Young went seven strong innings, allowing no runs, four hits and one walk. He struck out seven. The Padres offense busted it open late. Khalil...

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    Game #51 vs. San Diego

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Gorzelanny vs. David Wells | Box Nice way to start off the home stand against the NL West leaders. Tom Gorzelanny worked his way out of trouble to pitch seven innings and allow just one run. He gave up seven hits and three walks. The Pirates offense...

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    Having a little fun at the expense of the mothership

    These days, I get most of my baseball news from blogs and newspapers. I rarely make time for ESPN, and I'm not as high on MLB.com as I used to be. On occasion, though, I find the need to head to the mothership for standings or stats, and inevitably I end up...

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    Tribe Pitchers Contain Bison

    Memorial Day  -- photo by NancyZ boxscore The Indianapolis Indians' pitchers combined to hold the Buffalo Bison to six hits and one run, as the Indians slipped by the Bison by a score of 2-1 at Victory Field tonight. Indians' starter John Van Benschoten earned his 5th win...

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