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Gio settles in, benefits from pair of Nats homers Updated May 5, 2013
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.
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  • Clayton's mailbag: Don't overlook AFC North May 5, 2013
    Don't overlook the strong offseasons put together in the AFC North by the Ravens, Steelers and Bengals, writes John Clayton.
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  • Clayton Claims Steelers Will Sign WR Steve Breaston In June May 5, 2013
    The 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 p
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  • Starling Marte puts glove on throwing hand in desperate attempt to corral redirected baseball May 5, 2013
    Your 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…
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  • Tightness not serious, Morton set to play catch May 5, 2013
    Charlie 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.
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  • Tomlin disagrees with LB coach about Spence May 5, 2013
    Steelers coach Mike Tomlin likes linebacker Sean Spence's chances for a recovery after a severe injury.
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  • Woodley putting in the effort for Steelers May 5, 2013
    Steelers outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley is working hard in the offseason to regain his full health and return in peak condition.
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  • Ron Cook: Strasburg impresses vs. Pirates even when he's off May 5, 2013
    Washington's young ace did just enough to give his team a chance to beat the Pirates, giving up four runs and striking out eight.
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  • Video - Harper Ejected In Nationals Win 00:35

    Harper Ejected In Nationals Win

    May 5
    Bryce Harper earned his second career ejection, but Tyler Moore's home run lifted the Nationals to a 6-2 win against the Pirates.