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Dodgers' Beckett leaves start with thumb injury

...in jeopardy of not being ready for the start of the season. CUBS: Jeff Samardzija will start Opening Day at the Pittsburgh Pirates.The right-hander struck out 214 last season in 213? innings, but had a 4.34 ERA and an 8-13 record.Travis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-14/dodgers-beckett-leaves-s
Disgraced MVP Ryan Braun hit a home run for the Milwaukee Brewers in his first spring at-bat on Thursday

...going hitless in two at-bats in the first spring training game of his final season, an 8-2 New York loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.The Yankees captain, who turns 40 in June, hit a double-play grounder to second off Pittsburgh right-hander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-27/disgraced-mvp-ryan-braun
Former Phillies and Angels manager, All-Star and Braves executive Jim Fregosi dies at 71

...233 with five home runs; Ryan turned into a Hall of Fame pitcher.Fregosi later played for the Texas Rangers and Pittsburgh Pirates. He began his managing career at 36 with the Angels in April 1978 ? two days after his final game as a player with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-14/former-phillies-and-ange
Hall of Fame slugger, revered broadcaster Ralph Kiner dies

...broadcaster, died Thursday. He was 91.Kiner hit 369 home runs during his 10-year career, mostly with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He made his debut in 1946 and his power quickly became the talk of baseball ? he won or tied for the National...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-06/hall-fame-slugger-ralph-
Cathy Weatherford

...a very good listener who always put others first. She was an avid sports fan who enjoyed the Georgia Bulldogs, Pittsburgh Pirates, Atlanta Braves, and many other sports. Reading, baking, traveling, and visiting her son in Cincinnati, OH...

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Jennifer Nichole Grant - Brandon Tyler Cumpton

...Atlanta from 2007-2010 where he was a member of the Georgia Tech baseball team. In 2010 Brandon was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates Organization and is currently on the 40-man roster and continuing his professional baseball career. Grant...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=CE000169343631
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Stephen Strasburg avoids arbitration with Washington

...m. in February 2012. McIlwain was originally charged with murder.Clyburn was a second-round pick by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1992 and played parts of three seasons in the majors with the Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-11/stephen-strasburg-avoids
McCutchen, Cabrera win MVP awards in landslides

NEW YORK ?? Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen and Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera have won baseball's Most Valuable Player awards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-14/mccutchen-cabrera-win-mv
St. Louis' bats did little to help the Cardinals hurlers in the World Series

...throwing if you can't locate and I wasn't able to do that."He looked nothing like the pitcher who shut down the Pittsburgh Pirates once in the NL division series, the Los Angeles Dodgers twice in the championship series where he was the MVP...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-31/st-louis-bats-did-little
Jack Clark wants lawsuit tossed

...being unable to work out long-term contract extensions with their teams.Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price, Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez, Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman, Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-14/jack-clark-wants-lawsuit