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Game 105: Pirates 5 Giants 0
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Game 105: Pirates 5 Giants 0

Over the weekend in Colorado, the Pirates scored two runs combined off of Brett Anderson, Tyler Matzek, and Franklin Morales. That seemed to more or less make official the idea that the Pirates just cannot hit left-handed pitching this year, particularly not while Starling Marte is on the disabled list. The first two games of […]
Sacramento Bee 12 hours ago

Giants lose 5th straight, 5-0 to Pirates

After getting swept in a three-game home series to the Los Angeles Dodgers to fall out of first place in the NL West, the San Francisco Giants turned to their hottest pitcher to help wash away their woes. Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen, right, is congratulated by Brent Morel after McCutchen...
Sacramento Bee 13 hours ago

Worley tosses 4-hitter, Pirates beat Giants 5-0

Vance Worley tossed a four-hitter for his first career shutout, and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded Madison Bumgarner early in a 5-0 win over the struggling San Francisco Giants on Monday night. Pittsburgh Pirates' Gregory Polanco (25) swings for an RBI...
Sacramento Bee 13 hours ago

Recap: San Francisco vs. Pittsburgh

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Tuesday Twins: It's time to start asking questions about the Twins

Tuesday Twins: It's time to start asking questions about the Twins

Are you read ready for some Twins links? Are the Twins the unluckiest team in baseball? Did the Twins mess up yet again by selling off Vance Worley to the Pirates? Why did the Blue Jays trade former-Twin Liam Hendricks to the Royals for former-Twin Danny Valencia? Will Joe Mauer start taking live batting practice sometime this week? How does the Twins clubhouse feel about the Kendrys Morales trade? How did Ryan Pressly lose 20 lbs playing for the AAA Rochester Red Wings with this one weird tip? Why can't he tell us what that one weird tip is? Can Oswaldo Arcia break a...
Giants Extra | San Jose Mercury News 12 hours ago

POSTGAME NOTES: Giants get shut out for 12th time, and this wasn’t Kershaw on the other side

No offense to Vance Worley, but he’s not exactly in the same class as the past four pitchers to shut down this Giants lineup: Cole Hamels, Zack Greinke, Clayton Kershaw and Hyun-Jin Ryu. And yet he fell one pitch short… Continue Reading →The post POSTGAME NOTES: Giants get shut out for 12th time,...

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