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Aramis burns Cubs with go-ahead two-run blast

Aramis burns Cubs with go-ahead two-run blast

MLB.com Updated Aug 27, 2012
Aramis Ramirez, who spent his first 14 seasons with the Cubs and Pirates before joining the Brewers in December, has been punishing his former employers for letting him go. His reunion continued Monday night, driving in three runs and hitting a go-ahead…
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  • Cook: Burnett's August swoon disappointing

    Cook: Burnett's August swoon disappointing

    post-gazette.com Aug 27, 2012
    For the fourth consecutive time in a big August game, Pirates starter A.J. Burnett came up small Monday night.
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  • Holliday backs Lohse as Cardinals clip Pirates

    Holliday backs Lohse as Cardinals clip Pirates

    ESPN.com Aug 27, 2012
    Matt Holliday hit a tiebreaking home run and Kyle Lohse won his eighth consecutive decision, leading the Cardinals to a 4-3 victory over the Pirates on Monday night.
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  • Cards knock Bucs down a peg in pivotal set

    Cards knock Bucs down a peg in pivotal set

    MLB.com Aug 27, 2012
    Riding the momentum of a series win in Cincinnati, the Cardinals moved on to Pittsburgh on Monday night, where they knocked down an already-reeling Pirates team with a come-from-behind 4-3 win at PNC Park.
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  • Evening Shade: Pirates look to rebound in key series against Ca…

    Evening Shade: Pirates look to rebound in key series against Cards, Josh Beckett debuts for Dodgers

    yahoo.com Aug 27, 2012
    Some weekday evenings, the Stew looks at the storylines that will be worth monitoring that night. Feel free to discuss the night's action in the comments below. Do the Pirates have any fight left?: Pittsburgh's chances of making the postseason may have …
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  • Bucs, Cards set for series of playoff proportions

    Bucs, Cards set for series of playoff proportions

    MLB.com Aug 27, 2012
    Near where the Allegheny and the Monongahela merge to form the Ohio, the Pirates and the Cardinals will merge to shape the National League's 2012 postseason picture.
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  • A do-or-die series for Pirates?

    A do-or-die series for Pirates?

    post-gazette.com Aug 27, 2012
    Pirates need to take two of three from St. Louis if it's going to be a memorable October.
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  • Video - Cardinals Win Second Straight 00:33

    Cardinals Win Second Straight

    Aug 27
    Cardinals slip past Pirates 4-3.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Who won, lost in preseason Week 3

    Aug 27
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we run down the winners and losers in Week 3 of the NFL preseason. The games don't count, but the perceptions sure do....
  • Don Banks: 2012 Division Preview: AFC North

    Aug 27
    The AFC North has plenty to be proud of coming off its stellar showing in 2011. No other division in the NFL boasted three winning teams last season, let alone the three playoff qualifiers produced by the AFC North: Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Cincinnati.…
  • Peter King: Future is now in Seattle, but Dolphins are playing for next ye…

    Aug 27
    MMQB preamble, Homage to the Opening of High School Football Season:
  • Boston was headed in a bad direction until the Dodgers gave them a do-over

    Aug 27
    After getting away from what made them beloved (and good), the Old Towne Team gets back on track.