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OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 13: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up before their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2014 in Oakland, California.

5 Things You Need To Know About The 2014 MLB All-Star Game

The 2014 MLB All-Star Game will be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on July 15. Here are 5 things you need to know about the game.

07/14/2014

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Negron Hits 1st Homer In Reds’ 6-3 Win Over Bucs

Kris Negron waited a long time for his first major league home run. When it came, he was in a hurry to celebrate with his teammates.

07/13/2014

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McCutchen’s HRs Rally Pirates Over Reds 6-5 In 11

Andrew McCutchen tied the game with a solo homer in the ninth inning Saturday night, then connected again in the 11th inning, rallying the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

07/13/2014

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Reds Rally For 6-5 Win Over Pirates

Brayan Pena’s pinch-hit single in the eighth inning completed another late rally by the Reds, who overcame more injuries on Friday and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 to keep their momentum going toward the All-Star break.

07/11/2014

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Volquez Leads Pirates To 9-1 Win Over Cardinals

Edinson Volquez tossed a complete game six-hitter to win his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates downed the St. Louis Cardinals 9-1 on Thursday night.

07/10/2014

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Lynn Wins 10th, Cardinals Top Pirates 5-2

Lance Lynn reached double figures in wins before the All-Star break for the third straight year and Kolten Wong homered for the second game in a row, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates for the third straight time, 5-2 on Wednesday night.

07/10/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 1: Starling Marte #6 of the Pittsburgh Pirates reacts after striking out in the third inning during a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in game two of a doubleheader on May 1, 2014 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland.

Pirates Place Starling Marte On Bereavement List

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed outfielder Starling Marte on the bereavement list and slotted Francisco Liriano’s return to the rotation for Sunday, the last game before the All-Star break.

07/09/2014

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Walkoff HR Gives Cards 5-4 Win Over Pirates

Rookie Kolten Wong gave the St. Louis Cardinals their second straight game-winning ninth-inning home run, connecting off Ernesto Frieri with two outs for a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.

07/08/2014

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Pirates Place Cole On 15-Day DL

Gerrit Cole is heading to the disabled list for the second time this season.

07/08/2014

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McCutchen, Harrison & Watson Named To NL All-Star Team

The MLB All-Star Game rosters were announced Sunday. Reigning National League MVP Andrew McCutchen was pretty much guaranteed a spot, but he will be joined by two teammates as well.

07/07/2014

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Locke Tops Phillies 6-2; Pirates Finish 1st Sweep

Jeff Locke gave up just three hits and a walk in eight innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed their first series sweep of the season with a 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.

07/06/2014

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Clint Barmes Placed On Disabled List

Pirates infielder Clint Barmes has been placed on the 15-day disabled list for a groin strain.

07/06/2014

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Volquez Helps Pirates Beat Phillies 3-2

Edinson Volquez allowed one run in seven sharp innings and Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run homer in the first to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.

07/05/2014

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Josh Bell: Trying To Grow As An Outfielder

Pirates prospect Josh Bell joined Bob Pompeani Saturday.

93-7 The Fan–07/05/2014

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McCutchen Has 4 Hits In Pirates’ Rout Of Phillies

When Andrew McCutchen stepped to the plate in the eighth inning, he wasn’t looking for a home run but he thought he had one to complete a cycle.

07/04/2014

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