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Howard Sparks Philly to Win Over Pittsburgh

Kendrick pitches into 8th as Phillies win their third straight

(Newser) - Ryan Howard homered in his return to the starting lineup and Kyle Kendrick pitched into the eighth inning, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-4 last night. Chase Utley had two hits and scored twice and Geoff Jenkins added two hits and an RBI for the Phillies, who... More »

Jacobs' Homer Lifts Marlins Past Pirates

Blast leading off the ninth gives Florida a 5-4 win

(Newser) - Mike Jacobs homered off reliever Franquelis Osoria leading off the ninth to give the Florida Marlins a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night. Jacobs went 3-for-5 and scored three runs. Josh Willingham homered and Hanley Ramirez had three hits for Florida. Kevin Gregg (1-0) pitched one scoreless... More »

Cellar-Dwelling Pirates Trade for Morris

Giants release former 22-game-winner in ongoing fire sale

(Newser) - Despite a record that was 19 games (now 20) below .500 and put them 13.5 behind the division-leading Brewers, the Pirates used the day of the trading deadline to buy rather than sell—the kind of contender's move they haven't made since 1997. Pittsburgh traded outfield prospect Rajai Davis... More »

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