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The St. Louis Cardinals celebrate defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 in Game 5 of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 9, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Pirates’ Run Ends As Wainwright Pitches Cardinals Into NLCS

Adam Wainwright went all the way on the mound Wednesday night, pitching the Cardinals past the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 and into the NL championship series for the third straight season.

10/10/2013

Charlie Sheen in Cincy garb (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images), Pirates beat Reds in 2013 NL wild card game (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Not Winning! Reds Fan Charlie Sheen Admits He Had No Faith In Favorite Team

Sheen has watched his beloved Cincinnati Reds make the playoffs three times in four years. Too bad all those runs ended in the first round.

10/02/2013

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Boomer & Carton: Talkin’ Baseball — Byrd Is The Word In Pittsburgh

Boomer and Craig got the fun started this morning with their focus on the baseball diamond, after the Pirates sent the Reds home to Cincinnati with a 6-2 win in the first official MLB playoff game of the 2013 season.

WFAN–10/02/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Silverman: A-Rod Sinks To New Low As Result Of Sickening Report

It’s only getting worse for Alex Rodriguez, and it’s not likely to get better for a long time. Rodriguez’s reputation is being destroyed further with every accusation that hits the news cycle.

08/16/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. Orioles

Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?

07/25/2013

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Dillon Gee Shuts Down Pirates; Mets Avoid Sweep

Dillon Gee pitched another gem against the Pirates, and John Buck hit a two-run single to lead the New York Mets to a 4-2 victory.

07/15/2013

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Melancon, Romo, Tillman Added To All-Star Rosters

Under baseball’s labor contract, pitchers who start on the Sunday before the All-Star game may opt not to participate.

07/14/2013

Pedro Alvarez (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

What Controversy? Alvarez Replaces CarGo In Wright’s HR Derby Team

Wright found himself on the receiving end of backlash from fans, players and broadcasters in Pittsburgh this week for leaving Alvarez off his derby team.

07/12/2013

David Wright (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

David Wright Taking Heat For Home Run Derby Teammate Selections

Mets third baseman David Wright was announced as the NL captain for the upcoming Home Run Derby, and now he is receiving some major backlash for his teammate selections.

07/11/2013

A general view of the miniature scale model of Ebbets Field at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. (Credit: Ezra O. Shaw /Allsport)

By The Numbers: Just Who Was Arky Vaughan?

Vaughan was selected for nine All-Star squads and finished third in the National League MVP voting in both 1935 and 1938.

07/09/2013

Ian Clarkin of United States talks with Chris Okey during the 18U Baseball World Championship match between the USA and Canada at Mokdong stadium on September 8, 2012 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Yankees First-Round Draft Pick Ian Clarkin Apologizes For Anti-Yankee Comments

On a conference call Friday, Clarkin said he was sorry. He said the remarks were taken out of context and meant to tease his mother, a Yankees fan.

06/08/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images), Jordany Valdespin (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets’ Collins On Valdespin Flap: ‘I Don’t Answer To Fans’

Collins has heard Mets fans’ reaction to this past weekend’s Jordany Valdespin drama — and he doesn’t care: “They don’t play this game. They have no idea what goes on.”

05/15/2013

Ike Davis of the New York Mets reacts after striking out in the eighth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 12, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

‘When It Rains, It Pours’: Bad Bounce Keeps Mets On Downward Trend

For a split second, Lucas Duda’s sharp grounder looked as if it was going to lift the Mets out of their doldrums. An unfortunate bounce later, New York was headed toward another loss in a season in which they are rapidly mounting.

05/13/2013

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Mets Lose 3-2, Drop Third Straight Game To Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates got a most fortunate bounce in beating the New York Mets 3-2 Sunday for a series win.

05/13/2013

Jon Niese (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Niese Gives Up Eight Runs, Mets Lose To Pirates 11-2

Niese tied a career high by allowing eight runs, and walked more batters than he struck out for the fourth time in eight starts this season.

05/11/2013

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