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Improved Box Score: Pirates 3, Cubs 2 – September 22, 2020

Well, the Cubs secured a postseason spot before they left on the 9th, so at least this one exists. But the offense was almost completely absent again, except for one blow from Anthony Rizzo. What, you were expecting MORE on after the Cubs gave you five last night? Come on, you greedy goose. Jose Quintana got the first two innings …

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Improved Box Score: Cubs 8, Pirates 7 – September 1st, 2020

Whewwwwwwwww. That repeatedly threatened to be a bad, bad, bad loss. It wasn’t just the big trail, but the way it got there too. But above all: The Cubs won the game. They had to go through a few extra inning situations to get this to happen, but they did it. Ian Happ got away with the game-winning hit, Jeremy …

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Trade Notes: Mets, Twins, Pirates, Red Sox

By Steve Adams | August 26, 2020 at the 9:19 CDT Usually one for bold and confident statements, Mets GM Timdie Van Wagenen offered a more measured approach when asked about the close of trading for that week, according to Newsday’s Tim Healey. While the Mets will be open to improvement, Van Wagenen spoke of exercising caution and “being responsible …

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Shane Bieber hits 11 as the Cleveland Indians beat Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0

CLEVELAND, Ohio – When it comes to crime, the trapping position has been a wasteland for Indians in this coronavirus-shortened season. The Indians’ three catchers in the first 24 games of the season scored a combined score of 0.081 (6-74) with a homer and an RBI. Beau Taylor changed all of those negative vibes Thursday night when the Indians beat …

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Carlos Santana does it again when the Cleveland Indians beat Pirates 6-1, beating them for the fifth straight time

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Carlos Santana was stuck at PNC Park in Pittsburgh earlier than usual Wednesday night. On Tuesday evening, Santana scored a game-winning home run in the 10th inning. It gave him an MLB-leading 13 starting homer in the ninth inning or later since making major leagues in 2010. On Wednesday evening he decided to sort things out a …

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