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Baggs' Instant Replay: Pirates 3, Giants 1
The Giants couldn't figure out James McDonald, who allowed one run on four hits and 10 strikeouts in seven innings of work, to lead the Pirates to a 3-1 win in Pittsburgh.
Amaro to Victorino: 'Just go out and play'
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. pulled Shane Victorino aside for a conversation the other day in New York. Yes, it was about those trade rumors. "He called me in, the same as Cole [Hamels], and said, 'Just go out and play. Stay focused. Don't listen to that stuff,'" Victorino said Friday.
EXTRA BAGGS: Lopez's remarkable streak ends, etc.
Javier Lopez smiled through gritted teeth and punched his glove, the way someone might when hitting black after collecting a dozen times on red. After Pedro Alvarez's towering blast, his streak was over.
Playup: Where sport gets social
Enjoy catching up with friends and mingling with other fans during the game? Then you'll love PlayUp. The first mobile based global social community for sport fans.