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This Week In Baseball: It’s Time For The DH In Both Leagues

The debate over whether the DH should be implemented in all of baseball has come around again, this writer thinks it’s time for a change.

05/05/2015

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Baseball’s Most Athletic Field Crashers

With the St. Louis Cardinals fan pulling off a good somersault at home plate last night, let’s look at some of the best field crashers.

05/05/2015

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Gerrit Cole Named National League Pitcher Of The Month

The bats may be struggling at the start of the season for the Pirates, but the team’s rotation has been lights out, and a key piece of that equation has been Gerrit Cole.

93-7 The Fan–05/04/2015

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Cards Win In Extras Again, Beat Pirates 3-2 In 14

Kolten Wong homered in the 14th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates in extra innings for the third straight time, 3-2 on Sunday.

05/03/2015

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Patience Is Not A Virtue One Month Into The Fantasy Baseball Season

If you have veterans who are not performing after one month of the season, it’s time to let them go. Someone else has to chance them on the roster; you need players performing right now. So shelve your emotions and make the tough choices that other owners can’t—and won’t—make. It will help you win in September.

05/02/2015

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Adams Gives Cardinals 2-1 Win Over Pirates In 10 Innings

Matt Adams hit a bases-loaded single with two outs in the 10th inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.

05/02/2015

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Cole, McCutchen Lead Pirates Past Cubs, 8-1

Gerrit Cole allowed three hits over six innings, Andrew McCutchen had a two-run triple and the Pittsburgh Pirates posted an 8-1 victory Wednesday night, salvaging the finale of the three-game series and snapping the Chicago Cubs’ four-game winning streak.

04/29/2015

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Pirates Utilityman Sean Rodriguez: Let Pitchers Hit In Both Leagues

Off to a hot start this season, Pirates utilityman Sean Rodriguez joined the Starkey and Mueller show to talk about his role on this team and what it’s like playing under Clint Hurdle after spending time with Joe Maddon in Tampa Bay.

93-7 The Fan–04/29/2015

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Dunlap: What One Fan Would Get In An Otherwise Empty PNC Park?

On Wednesday afternoon, the most rare occurrence — as in it has never happened before — was taking place in Major League Baseball. The Baltimore Orioles were hosting the Chicago White Sox in an empty stadium at Camden Yards because of the unrest in the city.

93-7 The Fan–04/29/2015

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Wood Pitches Cubs Past Pirates 6-2 For 4th Straight Win

Dexter Fowler had three hits and two RBIs, Travis Wood tossed seven strong innings and the Chicago Cubs won their fourth straight game Tuesday night with a 6-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

04/28/2015

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This Week In Baseball: ‘Unwritten’ Rules Pose A Problem

We need to talk about baseball’s “unwritten” rules. The ones that lead to the biggest farce in sports, the bench clearing brawl.

04/28/2015

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Bryant, Hammel, Cubs Beat Pirates; Fan Injured By Flying Bat

Kris Bryant drove in two runs, Jason Hammel threw eight scoreless innings and the Chicago Cubs beat Pittsburgh 4-0 Monday night, ending the Pirates’ five-game winning streak.

04/27/2015

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Dunlap: Wainwright Another Example Of Why DH Needed In Both Leagues

Adam Wainwright should never have been in that position. No, we’re past the point of this making sense.

04/27/2015

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