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Pirates' 6 homers help seal home-field edge

ESPN.com yahoo.com MLB.com Updated Sep 28, 2013
Neil Walker hit two of Pittsburgh's six homers -- its biggest power surge in six years -- and the Pirates clinched home-field advantage for the NL's wild card playoff game by beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 Saturday.
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  • Phillips exits after fouling ball off left leg

    MLB.com Sep 28, 2013
    Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips exited Saturday's game against the Pirates in the fifth inning after a foul ball struck him just above his left foot.
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  • Two things you need to know about baseball’s postseason picture

    yahoo.com Sep 28, 2013
    Note: We're counting down the final days of the MLB regular season — two more, can you believe it? — and each day we're giving you a corresponding list of important talking points about the postseason picture. Things are getting more tense by the day. 1…
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  • Ron Cook: Byrd simply excellent again for Pirates

    post-gazette.com Sep 28, 2013
    One of Neal Huntington's major acquisitions is struggling in Justin Morneau, but Marlon Byrd continues to come up big again and again.
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  • Video - Pirates Power Past Reds 00:31

    Pirates Power Past Reds

    Sep 28
    The Pirates hit six home runs on Saturday to beat the Reds 8-3 and clinch home-field advantage in the wild-card playoff game.
  • Video - Reds-Pirates Wild-Card Preview 01:48

    Reds-Pirates Wild-Card Preview

    Sep 28
    The "Baseball Tonight" crew breaks down the wild-card game matchup between the Reds and Pirates.