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Pirates jump on Haren early, top Dodgers 6-1

Pittsburgh Pirates' Travis Snider rounds third after hitting a solo home run off Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Dan Haren during the second inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clint Hurdle isn’t sure the Pittsburgh Pirates need an ace to make it to the postseason for the second straight year.

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Volquez rusty, Pirates lose to Dodgers 5-2

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Edinson Volquez (36) collects himself on the mound during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Pittsburgh Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ten days of rest was the last thing Edinson Volquez needed before trying to extend his winning streak.

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This Date In Baseball

1921 — The Cleveland Indians and the New York Yankees combined for an AL-record 16 doubles in the Indians’ 17-8 victory. Cleveland had nine doubles and New York seven.

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Rockies SS Tulowitzki leaves game with leg injury

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki (2) grimaces as he walks back to the dugout after grounding out to end the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh Saturday, July 19, 2014. Tulowitzki left the game.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Colorado Rockies All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was forced out of Saturday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates by a cramp in his left thigh.

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Bullpen falters late, Rockies fall to Pirates 4-2

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki reacts to Pittsburgh Pirates' Starling Marte being hit in the head by a pitch from Rockies relief pitcher Adam Ottavino during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Friday, July 18, 2014. The Pirates won 4-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Colorado Rockies spent two innings pushing around Pittsburgh starter Francisco Liriano. They just couldn’t push him over.

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