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    Trahern, Jurrjens Would Be Welcome Addition to Pirates’ Weak System

    Paul Meyer poured out the depressing news in this morning's Post-Gazette:

    A report from Detroit indicated the Pirates and Tigers had completed a Wilson trade early this week in which the Tigers would have picked up all of Wilson's remaining contract money---in excess of $14 million. "We had a deal," a source said. The...

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    Tigers May Have Offered Jurrjens, Bat for Wilson

    Time for an update on yesterday's Wilson to the Tigers news. In this morning's Post-Gazette, Paul Meyer lays out the deal that was allegedly on the table for the Pirates: A report from Detroit indicated the Pirates and Tigers had completed a Wilson trade early this week in which the Tigers would...

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    Trahern, Jurrjens Would Be Welcome Addition to Pirates’ Weak System

    Paul Meyer poured out the depressing news in this morning's Post-Gazette:

    A report from Detroit indicated the Pirates and Tigers had completed a Wilson trade early this week in which the Tigers would have picked up all of Wilson's remaining contract money---in excess of $14 million. "We had a deal," a source said. The...

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    Tejera Shines as Indians Top Braves

    boxscore photos by NancyZ Indianapolis Indians' pitcher Michael Tejera earned his third straight win, as the Indians held off the Richmond Braves and squelched the Braves late inning rallies, to beat the Braves 4-3 at The Diamond in Richmond, Virginia. The win gave the Indians...

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    Game #106 vs. St. Louis

    PNC Park | 12:35 | Youman vs. Anthony Reyes | Box Tough to argue with this one. Shane Youman did what he's done all year - pitch well enough to keep the team in the game, giving up three runs in five innings. The Bucs offense came back, with help from Ronny...

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    Vasquez, Clevlen for Wilson was in the Works?

    Complete speculation on my part, but it's an educated guess based on these disappointing words Dejan Kovacevic printed in Thursday's Post-Gazette: How close was deal to being done? One source intimately familiar with the matter said that a deal was virtually done Tuesday and that the...

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    Doubleheader: One Down and One Up

    GAME 1 boxscore-- Game 1 (photos by NancyZ) Runelvys Hernandez -- photo by NancyZ Well, at least it was only a 7-inning game. The Richmond Braves scored at least one run in each of the six innings they batted, to beat the Indianapolis Indians by a score of 11-1 at The Diamond in...

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    Adding Morris, Pirates Must Look to Contend?

    "I can learn from that man," said Ian Snell of Matt Morris. Just before the 4 p.m. trade deadline Tuesday, general manager Dave Littlefield sent Rajai Davis and a player to be named later to the San Francisco Giants for Morris, a right-handed starting pitcher. Morris, 32, has a track record of...

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    Game #105 vs. St. Louis

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Armas vs. Braden Looper | Box I didn't see this coming any more than the Matt Morris trade. Tony Armas pitched well. He was better than just well. He was outstanding, limiting St. Louis to four hits and one run in 6-1/3. He whiffed five and walked...

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    Indians: Three Homers in the 9th Inning

    boxscore photos by NancyZ Brad Eldred and Jorge Velandia - photo by NancyZ Durham Bulls' relief pitcher Brian Shackelford threw one pitch. Indianapolis Indians' pinch hitter Jose Hernandez saw that one pitch, and lifted it over the left field scoreboard for a two-run walk-off homer, to...

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