Nyjer Morgan

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Pirates Beat Braves in 10 Innings, 4-3

Nady the hero again as Pittsburgh takes the rubber match

(Newser) - Mike Hampton grimaced after throwing a warmup pitch, and the Atlanta Braves bullpen got ready for a long night—in the field and on the mound. Eventually, Xavier Nady and the Pittsburgh Pirates broke through. Nady, who hit two homers in the Pirates' extra-innings win in the series opener, drove... More »

Cubs Drop Out of First Place

Pittsburgh series' win keeps things interesting in the NL Central

(Newser) - Freddy Sanchez' second-inning bases-loaded triple yesterday propelled a Pirates victory over the Cubs, 10-5. The loss allowed Milwaukee to take sole possession of first place in a congested, bumbling National League Central that Chicago had led since August 17. Call-up outfielder Nyjer Morgan continued to impress with three RBIs and... More »

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