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McCutchen fuels Pirates as Cubs' rally falls shy

McCutchen fuels Pirates as Cubs' rally falls shy

ESPN.com Updated Sep 15, 2012
Andrew McCutchen homered and reached base four times, and the Pittsburgh Pirates held off a late rally to snap a seven-game losing streak with a 7-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
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  • Deadspin's Sign Of The Apocalypse

    Deadspin's Sign Of The Apocalypse

    deadspin.com Sep 15, 2012
    For nearly two decades now, Sports Illustrated has stirred the tea leaves to discern a weekly Sign of the Apocalypse. Deadspin salutes the magazine's ongoing effort to head off the end of times, but declines to quietly cede to SI the scoop on the bigges…
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  • Walker, Snider return to lineup

    Walker, Snider return to lineup

    MLB.com Sep 15, 2012
    The Pirates received a much-needed boost on Saturday afternoon when second baseman Neil Walker and right fielder Travis Snider returned to the starting lineup.
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  • Is McDonald's rotation spot in jeopardy?

    Is McDonald's rotation spot in jeopardy?

    MLB.com Sep 15, 2012
    Clint Hurdle didn't give a definitive answer on Saturday when asked where James McDonald fits in the Pirates' pitching staff following another subpar second-half outing by the right-hander. But the Pirates' manager did leave open the possibility of McDo…
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