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Hurdle, Pirates lose strike-out challenge

Hurdle, Pirates lose strike-out challenge

MLB.com Updated Apr 2
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle's challenge record fell to 1-1 in the eighth inning of Wednesday's game against the Cubs, when a call confirmed that Starling Marte had struck out by bunting a two-strike pitch foul.
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  • Cubs score first run after call overturned

    Cubs score first run after call overturned

    MLB.com Apr 2
    The Cubs finally scored a run, thanks to an overturned call after manager Rick Renteria challenged a play at second on Wednesday in Chicago's 4-3 loss to the Pirates. The Cubs lost a challenge in the 13th, but were able to escape a bases-loaded jam.
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  • Video - Cubs Making Lineup Changes 01:51

    Cubs Making Lineup Changes

    Apr 2
    Cubs manager Rick Renteria explains some of his lineup decisions.
  • Video - Pirates Top Cubs In 16-Inning Marathon 01:13

    Pirates Top Cubs In 16-Inning Marathon

    Apr 2
    Highlight Of The Night: Tony Sanchez's RBI single in the 16th lifted the Pirates to a 4-3 walk-off win over the Cubs.

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  • Robert Ayers agrees to deal with New York Giants

    Apr 2
    The New York Giants signed former Denver Broncos defensive end Robert Ayers on Wednesday, the team announced.