PITTSBURGH (AP) — Russell Martin swatted at Jonathan Broxton’s 96 mph fastball and watched as Carlos Gomez gave chase. When the ball cleared the fence just out of Gomez’s reach, the Pittsburgh Pirates catcher thumped his chest as he rounded first base after providing the latest lightning bolt in a season full of them for one of baseball’s most resilient teams.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw had his usual velocity, and that was about it. The rest of his considerable repertoire appeared in brief flashes during one of the shortest outings of his brilliant year.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Looks like Sidney Crosby is a pretty quick healer.
1902 — Chicago’s Jim Callaghan tossed the White Sox’s first no-hitter, beating Detroit 2-0.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates got a lucky break when Boston pinch-runner Jemile Weeks was hit by a batted ball in the ninth inning, beating the Red Sox 3-2 on Thursday night to keep pace in the NL pennant race.