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Yadier Molina injured in violent home plate collision, benches later warned after Cardinals retaliation
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 collisiShare Tweet
MLB.com Aug 28, 2012Josh 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…Share Tweet
Padres ballgirl snares line drive to save Braves bullpen (Video)yahoo.com Aug 28, 2012Believe 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. DebShare Tweetpost-gazette.com Aug 28, 2012For the fourth consecutive time in a big August game, Pirates starter A.J.Share TweetPITTSBURGH (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.Share Tweet