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CHICAGO —When it comes to interleague play, the Pittsburgh Pirates sail along like no other team in the National League.

05/09/2018 - 23:56
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Evgeny Kuznetsov corralled a pass from Alex Ovechkin at center ice, then breezed past Jamie Oleksiak and Kris Letang, finishing through the five hole of Matt Murray in overtime, to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 win in Game 6, and the series clincher Monday night at PPG Paints Arena.

“We haven't tasted this in a long time,” explained a distraught Mike Sullivan after the game.

 

05/07/2018 - 22:01
Anthony Jaskulski
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jakub Vrana scored the go-ahead goal with 4:38 remaining, Braden Holtby made 35 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 in Game 5 Saturday night to take a 3-2 lead in the second-round series and put the back-to-back defending Stanley Cup champions on the brink of elimination.

05/06/2018 - 23:30
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers bring out the best in Chad Kuhl. Kuhl and Richard Rodriguez combined on a two-hitter, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates starter Chad Kuhl throws a pitch during the seventh inning of a game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on May 6. (Photo Credit: Stacy Revere/Getty images)[/caption] over the Brewers 9-0 on Sunday.

05/06/2018 - 23:20
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Sogard and Domingo Santana got Ryan Braun a chance, and he delivered.

05/06/2018 - 23:10
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Starling Marte hit a two-run, inside-the-park homer, and rookie Nick Kingham won his second straight big league start in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 6-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.
05/05/2018 - 09:53
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Evgeni Malkin and Jake Guentzel provided the offense, while a strong defensive campaign and consistent netminding from Matt Murray pushed Pittsburgh past the Capitals 3-1 in a crucial Game 4 rebound at PPG Paints Arena Thursday night.
05/03/2018 - 21:18
Anthony Jaskulski
WASHINGTON (AP) — Throughout the bumpy opening weeks of the Washington Nationals’ season, first-year manager Dave Martinez counseled patience and reiterated that victories would eventually materialize.
05/03/2018 - 21:14
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Matt Niskanen tied the game and Alex Ovechkin scored the game-winner with just 1:07 left in regulation, lifting Washington over the Penguins 4-3 in Game 3 at PPG Paints Arena Tuesday night.
05/01/2018 - 22:26
Anthony Jaskulski
WASHINGTON — Slumping Bryce Harper was moved to the leadoff spot for the first time since 2013 and responded with a three-run homer that helped Max Scherzer win his fifth consecutive start as the Washington Nationals beat the Pirates, 12-4, on Wednesday night.
05/01/2018 - 22:15
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