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Given early cushion, Cole cruises in nation's capital

Given early cushion, Cole cruises in nation's capital

MLB.com Updated Jul 23, 2013
In Tuesday night's 5-1 Pirates triumph over the Nationals at Nationals Park, Gerrit Cole twirled two-hit ball for seven innings in the most imposing of his seven big league starts. He allowed just one run, on a solo shot by Wilson Ramos, as he outpitche…
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  • Schu wants Nationals batters to be more aggressive

    Schu wants Nationals batters to be more aggressive

    MLB.com Jul 23, 2013
    Rick Schu was in Jupiter, Fla., watching the Gulf Coast Nationals when he received a call from Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo to join the coaching staff and replace Rick Eckstein as the team's hitting coach. Schu didn't hesitate and reported to Na…
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  • Pirates closer Jason Grilli (forearm) placed on DL

    Pirates closer Jason Grilli (forearm) placed on DL

    CNNSI.com MLB.com ESPN.com Jul 23, 2013
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed National League saves leader Jason Grilli on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain.
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  • Urban Daddy kayaking ad takes shots at the Nats

    Urban Daddy kayaking ad takes shots at the Nats

    washingtonpost.com Jul 23, 2013
    Jeez, lose 9 of 11 games, and all of a sudden even the Urban Daddy ads for kayaking trips down the Anacostia River are taking shots at the local baseball team. “The Nationals this weekend: simply atrocious,” reads this ad … Continue reading →
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  • Decisions, decisions: High-money clubs could sell

    Decisions, decisions: High-money clubs could sell

    MLB.com Jul 23, 2013
    For win-now teams like the Yankees, Nationals, and Angels, building for 2016 isn't an option. But it's equally difficult to justify acquiring rental talent when the odds against playing in October are so long. With all that in mind, here's a look at som…
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  • Video - Pirates Cruise Past Nationals 00:33

    Pirates Cruise Past Nationals

    Jul 23
    The Pirates beat the Nationals 5-1 for their third straight win.
  • Video - Pirates Cruise Past Nationals 01:54

    Pirates Cruise Past Nationals

    Jul 23
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: The Pirates beat the Nationals 5-1 for their third straight win.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- Team USA in good hands with Mike Krzyzewski

    Jul 23
    Mike Krzyzewski has a lot more coaching left to do.
  • Sources: Oden works out for Heat, Pelicans

    Jul 23
    Greg Oden went through a two-hour workout Tuesday in Indianapolis in front of Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra, new Sacramento Kings general manager Pete D'Alessandro and representatives from the New Orleans Pelicans, according to sources.
  • ‘I Have Moved On’

    Jul 23
    PETER KING: What’s your reaction to Aaron Hernandez’s being arrested and cut from the team, and how will his absence affect your offense? TOM BRADY: I’ve seen a lot of things over 13 years, and what I have learned is that mental toughness and putting as…
  • 2013 NFL training camp -- Eager for whirlwind road trip

    Jul 23
    Here are the 10 things John Clayton is eager to see in his whirlwind 12-day tour of training camps.