Posts Tagged Pennsylvania

Resilient Pirates looking for post All-Star surge

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen rounds the bases after hitting a solo home off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Jonathan Broxton in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Cincinnati. The Pirates won 6-5 in 11 innings. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates find themselves in an average, every day — if still heated — pennant race.

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After All-Star party, baseball gets back to work

American League shortstop Derek Jeter, of the New York Yankees, waves as he is taken out of the game in the top of the fourth inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Sure, it was great for a couple days. The cheers for Derek Jeter. The power of Giancarlo Stanton. The excellence of Mike Trout in the American League’s 5-3 victory.

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This Date In Baseball

1882 — Ambidextrous pitcher Tony Mullane of Louisville pitched with both hands in a major league game at Baltimore. Normally a right-hander, Mullane switched to the left hand in the fourth inning. He eventually lost 9-8.

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Union end home winless streak; beat Red Bulls 3-1

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Conor Casey scored in the 9th minute and added an assist as the Philadelphia Union ended a 7-game, home-winless streak by beating the New York Red Bulls 3-1 on Wednesday night.

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Once a niche, local foods becoming big business

Pequea Valley Farm yogurts are set out for sale Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Jefferson University Hospital's cafeteria in Philadelphia. Locally grown foods aren’t just for farmers markets anymore. A growing network of companies and organizations is delivering food directly from local farms to institutions like hospitals and schools, eliminating middlemen from farm to fork. They’re increasing profits for smaller farms and bringing consumers healthier foods. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Once a niche business, locally grown foods aren’t just for farmers markets anymore.

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