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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…Share Tweet
MLB.com Jul 23, 2013Rick 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…Share TweetWASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed National League saves leader Jason Grilli on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain.Share Tweet
Urban Daddy kayaking ad takes shots at the Natswashingtonpost.com Jul 23, 2013Jeez, 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 →Share Tweet
Decisions, decisions: High-money clubs could sellMLB.com Jul 23, 2013For 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…Share Tweet