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Sanchez, Pirates surge past slumping Phils

Sanchez, Pirates surge past slumping Phils

ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Apr 25, 2013
Gaby Sanchez homered and drove in three runs, and Garrett Jones hit a go-ahead, two-run double to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-4 comeback victory over the struggling Philadelphia Phillies.
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  • Manuel empathizes with catchers as Chooch returns

    Manuel empathizes with catchers as Chooch returns

    MLB.com Apr 25, 2013
    All systems appear to be go for catcher Carlos Ruiz to be reinstated Sunday in New York after sitting out the first 25 games of the season for testing positive for a banned amphetamine. And that makes everybody around the Phillies happy, although it wil…
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  • Inge gets another start amid hot Bucs debut

    Inge gets another start amid hot Bucs debut

    MLB.com Apr 25, 2013
    In just two games, Brandon Inge has already ingratiated himself into the Pirates' clubhouse and manager Clint Hurdle's good graces. He earned another start Thursday against Phillies southpaw Cliff Lee.
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  • Taxed Grilli, Melancon get finale off in Philadelphia

    Taxed Grilli, Melancon get finale off in Philadelphia

    MLB.com Apr 25, 2013
    The Pirates entered Thursday's series finale against the Phillies boasting the second-best bullpen in the Majors with a 1.78 ERA, but Mark Melancon and Jason Grilli -- two of the reasons Pittsburgh's 'pen is so good -- were unavailable for the matinee i…
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  • Will Phillies sink or swim?

    Will Phillies sink or swim?

    philly.com Apr 25, 2013
    It's still early, but so far the team is flailing and failing.
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    Apr 25
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  • 2013 NFL draft -- First-round winners, losers

    Apr 25
    Quarterbacks and veteran left tackles took a hit in the first round, but things fell the Vikings' way, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 7.0

    Apr 25
    Stuff we're hearing as my final mock gets put to bed and the first round of the NFL Draft mercifully approaches: