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Irwin gets knocked around in MLB debut

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Michael McKenry knows he isn’t going to get many curtain calls as a backup catcher.

So he savored the moment Sunday when he called out of the dugout following his second home run of the day, a drive that tied the game as the Pittsburgh Pirates overcame a five-run, seventh-inning deficit to beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-7. (more…) (April 15, 2013, Page 8)

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    Waguespack expects to pitch for Rebels

    Heading into the 2012 MLB First-Year Players Draft, Jacob Waguespack spread the word it would take a very lucrative offer to pry him away from his commitment to play college ball at Ole Miss.

    Professional teams took note and despite being projected as a potential early-round talent, the 6-foot-6, 215-pound right-handed pitcher slid to the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 37th round. (June 14, 2012, Page 6)

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