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    Game #23 vs. Cincinnati

    PNC Park | 1:35 | Maholm vs. Aaron Harang | Box I don't want to talk about that, do you? Steve Blass kept hoping the Bucs would turn it into a slugfest. Harang had other thoughts. Ryan Doumit's this week's version of A-Rod. He's now hitting a cool .429 after a 4...

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    All Good Things Come to an End; Bucs lose, 8-1

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Gorzelanny vs. Matt Belisle | Box Pirates.com probably says it best: "Bucs' bats silenced by baffling Belisle." I haven't read the story yet, but I'm sure there's a Jim Tracy quote along the lines of, "well, you've got to tip your cap to the kid, he did...

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    Tribe Shuts out Lynx

    boxscore The Indianapolis Indians and the Ottawa Lynx started the day today tied for the league lead in team batting average with .288. After nine innings, the Indians now have a definitive lead. The Tribe held a hit-fest in Ottawa today, scoring 10 runs on 15 hits, while blanking the...

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    Former Indian Gets the Winning Hit

    boxscore Former Indianapolis Indian Jim Rushford came back to haunt the Tribe, knocking in the winning run to help the Ottawa Lynx beat the Indianapolis Indians by a score of 2 - 1 on Friday evening. The Indians put up 9 hits in the game, all singles. 1B Yurendell de Caster...

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    After 21 Games, A Pirate Progress Report…

    In the seventh inning of last night's game, Steve Blass exclaimed, "How do you like your Buccos tonight, how do you like your Pittsburgh Pirates!" The question was rhetorical---it's clear Steve likes 'em just fine. And in the midst of a five-game winning streak, really, what's not to like? We're a long...

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    Game #21 vs. Cincinnati

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Snell vs. Eric Milton | Box The black-and-gold offense scored three runs in the bottom of the first off Eric Milton. After that, the bats went silent---the home team didn't plate another run for the remained of the game.  Normally, that would be a recipe for disaster. ...

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    Is it actually possible the Bucs could sustain .500 ??

    That's all I care about boys. I don't care about a wild card, I don't care about a division championship. All I want is a damn .500 season. Twenty games in the books, and the Buccos are 10-10. Something tells me the Bucs' ticket office isn't getting slammed with playoff ticket requests...

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    Game #20 vs. Houston

    PNC Park | 12:35 | Armas vs. Wandy Rodriguez | Box Pirate nation rejoices... Go Bucs!: Have you heard about the latest craze? Pittsburgh Pirates, I’m sure you’ll be amazed They love to be watched by everyone Come on down and let’s all have some fun They’re the team for both the...

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    Tribe Defies the Rain, But Can’t Escape the Tide

    boxscore Starter Shane Youman  --  photo by NancyZ Indians' starter Shane Youman (photo by NancyZ) took his third loss of the 2007 season as the Tribe lost to the Norfolk Tides by a score of 7 to 6 this afternoon at Victory Field. ...

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    Doumit Back to Pittsburgh

    What do you do with a AAA player who is leading the league in hitting (.415 ), RBI (20 ), SLG ( .717 ), and OPS (1.210), tied for the lead in homers (4), and second in OBP (.493 )?� And named the International League's Batter of the Week besides? Do you ask...

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