Posts Tagged Pittsburgh

Penguins sign forward Nick Spaling to 2-year deal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins and restricted free agent forward Nick Spaling have agreed to a two-year contract worth $4.4 million.

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Steelers to retire Hall of Famer Greene’s No. 75

Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney stands beside a team jersey with Hall of Fame defensive lineman Joe Greene's name and number after a press conference during NFL football training camp  in Latrobe, Pa., on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. The team announced they were retiring Greene's number 75, the first one since Ernie Stautner's 70 was retired in 1964. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Joe Greene’s No. 75 now belongs to the ages.

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Giants lose 5th straight, 5-0 to Pirates

San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner wipes his face in the first inning of a baseball against the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday, July 28, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After getting swept in a three-game home series to the Los Angeles Dodgers to fall out of first place in the NL West, the San Francisco Giants turned to their hottest pitcher to help wash away their woes.

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Worley tosses 4-hitter, Pirates beat Giants 5-0

Pittsburgh Pirates' Vance Worley works against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, July 28, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Except for about 30 friends and family in the stands, Sacramento native Vance Worley silenced the announced crowd of 41,794 at AT&T Park with the best performance of his career.

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This Date In Baseball

1908 — Rube Waddell struck out 16, sending the St. Louis Browns past the Philadelphia A’s 5-4.

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