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It's safe to say that left-hander Gio Gonzalez was a lucky pitcher on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park. After getting off to a slow start, Gonzalez pitched solid six innings and helped the Nationals defeat the Pirates, 6-2.
Clayton's mailbag: Don't overlook AFC NorthUpdated May 5 Share TweetDon't overlook the strong offseasons put together in the AFC North by the Ravens, Steelers and Bengals, writes John Clayton.Source: ESPN.com
Clayton Claims Steelers Will Sign WR Steve Breaston In JuneUpdated May 5 Share TweetThe Steelers went out and drafted a wide receiver in last weekends draft, but there’s still chatter that the team may bring in a vet to help the core. Reports from John Clayton of ESPN say that the Steelers will use the cap space from Willie Colon and pSource: steelersgab.com
Starling Marte puts glove on throwing hand in desperate attempt to corral redirected baseballUpdated May 5 Share TweetYour browser does not support iframes.Switch-hitters are common is baseball. We've even seen a switch-pitcher reach the professional ranks after the New York Yankees drafted Pat Venditte in 2008. Now we have Starling Marte, the Pittsburgh Pirates' switc…Source: yahoo.com
Tightness not serious, Morton set to play catchUpdated May 5 Share TweetCharlie Morton and the Pirates got good news from exams of the right-hander's shoulder after he left his most recent rehab start with tightness in the joint.Source: MLB.comShare TweetSteelers coach Mike Tomlin likes linebacker Sean Spence's chances for a recovery after a severe injury.Share TweetSteelers outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley is working hard in the offseason to regain his full health and return in peak condition.Share TweetWashington's young ace did just enough to give his team a chance to beat the Pirates, giving up four runs and striking out eight.
Harper Ejected In Nationals WinMay 5Bryce Harper earned his second career ejection, but Tyler Moore's home run lifted the Nationals to a 6-2 win against the Pirates.
Clayton's mailbag: Don't overlook AFC NorthMay 5Don't overlook the strong offseasons put together in the AFC North by the Ravens, Steelers and Bengals, writes John Clayton.
Rogers sees 'good chance' he could play in MLS this yearMay 5Former U.S. national team winger Robbie Rogers, who stepped away from the sport in February after announcing he is gay, said Sunday that "there's a really good chance" he'll play in Major League Soccer this season.
Rogers sees good chance he could play in MLS this seasonMay 5Former U.S. national team winger Robbie Rogers, who stepped away from the sport in February after announcing he is gay, said Sunday that "there's a really good chance" he'll play in Major League Soccer this season.