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July 31, 2009
by rob biertempfel


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Pirates-Nationals pre-game notes

• Virgil Vasquez still is listed as the starter for Tuesday’s game as new Pirate Kevin Hart, acquired from the Cubs, pitched on Thursday and wouldn’t be available. Hart will take Vasquez’s spot in the rotation, but it is uncertain …

July 31, 2009
by rob biertempfel


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New Nationals lineup

Nationals first baseman Nick Johnson was traded. Here is the new Nationals lineup. 1. Morgan cf, 2. Guzman ss, 3. Zimmerman 3b, 4. Dunn 1b, 5. Willingham rf, 6. Harris lf, 7. Bard c, 8. Gonzalez 2b, 9. LHP Lannan

July 31, 2009
by rob biertempfel


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Pirates-Nationals lineups, Milledge starting in left

Lastings Milledge will make his Pirates debut tonight against his former team, the Washington Nationals. Milledge, called up from Triple-A Indianapolis, will start in left field and bat second. Ronny Cedeno will start at shortstop in his first game with …

July 29, 2009
by rob biertempfel


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Snell’s mild parting shots

SAN FRANCISCO — Ian Snell did not badmouth the Pirates on his way out the door. “The Pirates gave me my first opportunity, so I have nothing bad to say about them,” Snell said. “I had issues with (general manager) …

July 29, 2009
by rob biertempfel


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Wilson, Snell dealt to Seattle

SAN FRANCISCO — “This is a sad day for me,” Jack Wilson said a few minutes ago, as he packed his gear and got ready to leave the Pirates’ clubhouse for the final time. Wilson and right-hander Ian Snell today …

July 29, 2009
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More thoughts on Sanchez

SAN FRANCISCO — Here is a (no-so-fun) fact about Freddy Sanchez: if he is traded Wednesday (as I’m coming to believe he will be), Sanchez will end his Pirates career with a 0-for-20 tailspin at the plate. Kind of ironic, …

July 28, 2009
by rob biertempfel


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Negrych out for rest of season

SAN FRANCISCO — Double-A Altoona second baseman Jim Negrych was injured Monday night in a collision with shortstop Brian Friday. According to the Curve, Negrych had a hematoma, which required surgery Tuesday morning. The operation was successful, but the Pirates …

July 28, 2009
by rob biertempfel


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Sanchez still a Pirate … for now

SAN FRANCISCO — Neither second baseman Freddy Sanchez nor shortstop Jack Wilson is in the lineup tonight, but it does not appear any trade is imminent. The Giants, in the thick of the wild-card chase, are keenly interested in Sanchez. …

July 28, 2009
by rob biertempfel


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Hmmm …

SAN FRANCISCO — Neither Freddy Sanchez nor Jack Wilson is in the lineup tonight. Hmmm … • The Pirates signed their fifth-round draft pick, left-hander Nathan Baker. He went 4-3 with one save and a 3.63 ERA this year as …

July 27, 2009
by rob biertempfel


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What if Jack and Freddy stay?

SAN FRANCISCO — It’s about 94 hours until the trading deadline, and everyone’s still here who was here yesterday. This morning, as I waited at Sky Harbor Airport to board my flight to California, I briefly chatted by phone with …

 
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