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Down in the batting cage in the bowels of Nationals Park, Ivan Rodriguez had just begun to settle in Saturday night. He'd taken exactly five swings during the bottom of the eighth inning when he popped his head back into the dugout and manager Davey Johnson told him that his practice session was over.
Before his first home game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, manager Davey Johnson spent some time reflecting on his fond memories of the Washington, D.C. area.
James McDonald allowed two runs in six effective innings, Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run double and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Saturday night.
The New York Mets recalled outfielder Lucas Duda on Friday and immediately put him in the lineup against the Pirates.
The AL West-leading Texas Rangers replaced hitting coach Thad Bosley only two months into his first season with the team.
These days, the man who made the most anticipated debut in Washington Nationals history divides his time among the fishing boat, the movie theater and the bullpen. He hasn't had a radar gun tracking the ball as it comes out of his precious right arm in 290 days, and he usually gets his work in hundreds of miles away from his teammates.
The Pittsburgh Pirates took hard-throwing UCLA righty Gerrit Cole with the No. 1 pick in the baseball draft Monday night.
It didn't matter to the Pittsburgh Pirates that Gerrit Cole was not the ace of his college team's staff.
The Pittsburgh Pirates wanted Gerrit Cole's blazing fastball blowing away hitters for them.