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Pirates shut out Braves behind Rodriguez

Pirates shut out Braves behind Rodriguez

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Apr 19, 2013
Wandy Rodriguez faced the minimum while throwing seven innings of 1-hit ball to outpitch Tim Hudson help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 on Friday.
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  • Félix Pié Was "Covered In Beer" After Near-Fight With Fans

    Félix Pié Was "Covered In Beer" After Near-Fight With Fans

    deadspin.com Apr 19, 2013
    With all the other news going on this week, we missed the fallout from the Pirates' minor league dustup on Tuesday, the one that found outfielder Félix Pié-and possibly other players-trying to climb into the stands to fight fans in Toledo. A reader
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  • Braves move to 13-2 after Gattis pinch-hit HR

    Braves move to 13-2 after Gattis pinch-hit HR

    ESPN.com Apr 19, 2013
    Pinch-hitter Evan Gattis connected for a two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4 on Thursday night.
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  • Video - Pirates Blank Braves 6-0 00:31

    Pirates Blank Braves 6-0

    Apr 19
    Wandy Rodriguez strikes out five in Pirates' win.

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    Apr 19
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    Apr 19
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