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August 12, 2008
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Sanchez and Wilson sit again

Second baseman Freddy Sanchez and shortstop Jack Wilson – part of the NL’s leading double-play team — are out of the lineup again as the Pirates return home to play the Reds at 7:05 p.m. tonight at PNC Park. This …

August 11, 2008
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LaRoche in , Wilson and Sanchez out

NEW YORK — Andy LaRoche is back in the lineup for the first time since Aug. 4. Jack Wilson, however, is unable to go because of tightness in his right shoulder. “Yesterday, it felt pretty good,” Wilson said. “I thought …

August 10, 2008
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LaRoche heading to Hickory

PHILADELPHIA — Adam LaRoche (ribcage) will catch a 5 o’clock flight this afternoon to Charlotte, N.C. Tomorrow, the first baseman will begin what should be a brief rehab assignment with low-A Hickory. “I’ll play there a couple of days, get …

August 9, 2008
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Play of the week

PHILADELPHIA — It would be difficult to find a better defensive play than the game-ending double play the Pirates turned in the 12th inning Friday night. “There’s no better way to end a game, especially like that,” said reliever Craig …

August 9, 2008
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Wilson on the shelf with sore shoulder

PHILADELPHIA — Shortstop Jack Wilson will be out of the lineup “a couple more days,” according to manager John Russell. Wilson was a late scratch last night due to tightness in his right shoulder. “It’s the same thing I had …

August 8, 2008
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Dumatrait has surgery, done for the year

PHILADELPHIA — Phil Dumatrait’s season is over. The left-hander had minor surgery this morning to repair some damage near his rotator cuff. Dumatrait has been on the disabled list since July 11 with bursitis in his throwing shoulder. This is …

August 8, 2008
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Capps making progress

PHILADELPHIA — It’s not even lunch time yet, but there already are a bunch of minor roster moves to report: — Closer Matt Capps (shoulder) has completed his workouts in the Gulf Coast League. He will make his next rehab …

August 7, 2008
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Not quite perfect

PHOENIX — Today is an off day for the Pirates, so let’s go through some leftovers, notes and whatnot from Jeff Karstens’ almost-perfect game: — First off, a great, big boo to the 28,556 fans who watched the game at …

August 6, 2008
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Mientkiewicz’s confession

PHOENIX — Jeff Karstens’ bid for a perfect game would’ve ended in the first inning instead of the eighth if Jason Michaels hadn’t been able to track down two deep fly balls. “Sometimes, it’s better to be lucky than good,” …

August 6, 2008
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Mientkiewicz-Johnson II

PHOENIX — Lost amid all the buzz surrounding Jeff Karsten’s near no-hitter today against Arizona was the rematch between Doug Mientkiewicz and Randy Johnson. During the June 9 game at PNC Park, Mientkiewicz stepped out of the batter’s box to …

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