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Pirates Enjoy First Winning Season Since George H.W. Bush Administration

By Jim McCoy Tue 10th September SportsMajor League BaseballPittsburgh Pirates
The last time the Pittsburgh Pirates had a winning season, Barry Bonds was in the middle of their lineup. That was 1992, when Doug Drabek was the ace of a rotation that included a rookie knuckleballer named Tim Wakefield. But now there is a new group of winning Pirates.Read More »

Kershaw Receives Special Citizenship Award

Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw is being recognized for his work off the field.Read More »

Sportcasting Icon To Return For 2014 Baseball Season

Vin Scully, one of baseball's most beloved broadcasters, will return to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a record 65th season in 2014. The 85-year-old Scully said in a statement released Friday that he loves what the new ownership group has brought to the Dodgers and the energy that fans are creating while packing Dodger Stadium.Read More »

Delay Granted For Baseball Steroid Lawsuit

By Jim McCoy Wed 21st August SportsBiogenesisMajor League BaseballPEDs
A South Florida judge has granted a delay in witness depositions in Major League Baseball's lawsuit against a now-closed clinic accused of providing banned substances to players. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Ronald Dresnick agreed Wednesday to allow a 10-day stay for depositions of two witnesses.Read More »

Red Sox Pitcher Suspended For Beaning A-Rod

Ryan Dempster of the Boston Red Sox has been suspended for five games and fined by Major League Baseball for intentionally hitting Yankees star Alex Rodriguez with a pitch. The penalty was announced Tuesday by MLB senior vice president Joe Garagiola Jr.Read More »

Baseball's Cabrera Flirting With More History

Miguel Cabrera is doing things Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland says he hasn't seen in his 50 years of professional baseball. There's a reason for that.Read More »

Baseball Preview: A Battle of Aces Highlights Tuesday's Schedule

DODGERS VS. METS A top-notch pitching match-up is on tap tonight when the Dodgers try to extend their six-game winning streak. They're at home against the Mets. New York goes with 9-3 Matt Harvey whose 2.09 ERA is second best in the majors. Los Angeles starts Hyun-Jin Ryu who is 11-3 and whose .786 winning percentage is the highest for a rookie in Dodgers history. A'S VS.Read More »

Early Thursday Baseball Score

Dillon Gee followed Matt Harvey's first career shutout with an impressive outing of his own, helping the New York Mets beat Colorado 2-1 Thursday and sending the Rockies home after matching the worst road trip in team history. Gee (8-8) scattered eight hits without yielding a walk in 7 2-3 innings to win for the first time since July 14.Read More »

A-Rod, 12 Others Suspended By Major League Baseball

Alex Rodriguez was suspended through 2014 and All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera were banned 50 games apiece Monday when Major League Baseball disciplined 13 players in a drug case - the most sweeping punishment since the Black Sox scandal nearly a century ago. Ryan Braun's 65-game suspension last month and previous punishments bring to 18 the total number of playersRead More »

Mariners Quietly Getting Hot

By Jim McCoy Wed 24th July SportsMajor League BaseballSeattle Mariners
Kyle Seager had three hits, Mike Zunino drove in the go ahead run for the second straight night, and the surging Seattle Mariners won their eighth straight with a 4-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. Playing without ailing manager Eric Wedge for a second straight game, the Mariners took advantage of defensive miscues by the Indians and received solid pitching to extend theRead More »

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