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Yadier Molina injured in violent home plate collision, benches …

Yadier Molina injured in violent home plate collision, benches later warned after Cardinals retaliation

yahoo.com deadspin.com ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Aug 28, 2012
A scary scene played out at PNC Park on Tuesday night as St. Louis Cardinals All-Star and Gold Glove catcher Yadier Molina was forced from the game with what was later diagnosed as upper back, shoulder and neck strains after a violent high-speed collisi
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  • Message sent: Alvarez, Bucs clobber Cards

    Message sent: Alvarez, Bucs clobber Cards

    MLB.com Aug 28, 2012
    Josh Harrison's passionate but vain attempt to run through catcher Yadier Molina in the second inning did not produce a run, but the Pirates poured across plenty of others for James McDonald, who responded in kind with two-hit pitching for seven innings…
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  • Padres ballgirl snares line drive to save Braves bullpen (Video…

    Padres ballgirl snares line drive to save Braves bullpen (Video)

    yahoo.com Aug 28, 2012
    Believe it or not, the San Diego Padres have caught fire out west and are now winners of eight straight - including three-game sweeps of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Arizona Diamondbacks - after their 3-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. Deb
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  • Burnett's August swoon disappointing

    Burnett's August swoon disappointing

    post-gazette.com Aug 28, 2012
    For the fourth consecutive time in a big August game, Pirates starter A.J.
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  • Bedard released by Pirates two days after 14th L

    Bedard released by Pirates two days after 14th L

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Aug 28, 2012
    PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates released struggling left-handed starter Erik Bedard on Tuesday, two days after he lost his 14th game of the season, tied for the most in the majors this year.
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  • Video - Alvarez Homers Twice In Pirates' Win 00:38

    Alvarez Homers Twice In Pirates' Win

    Aug 28
    Pirates crush Cardinals 9-0.

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    Aug 28
    Last indelible memory from my training camp tour: Last Tuesday, with Dallas practicing against the Chargers in San Diego, the first-team Dallas offense was throwing against the starting San Diego nickel defense. Tony Romo got blitzed from the right, and…
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    Aug 28
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