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Steelers' Harris seeks to expand leadership role in 2nd year

Aug. 07, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers running back Najee Harris enjoyed a breakout rookie season last year. Harris has been slowed by a foot injury during his second training camp with the Steelers. But the brief summer setback has allowed Harris an opportunity to pause from the...

Quintana wins in St. Louis debut, Cardinals sweep DH vs Cubs

Aug. 05, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Newly acquired José Quintana won in his debut with St. Louis, Tyler O’Neill and Nolan Arenado homered and the Cardinals beat Chicago 7-2, completing a doubleheader sweep of the Cubs on Thursday night. The Cardinals won the opener 4-3 as Lars Nootbaar hit a tying...

Steelers, WR Diontae Johnson agree to 3-year deal

Aug. 04, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Diontae Johnson watched the wide receiver market explode during the offseason. The dollar amounts were so staggering they were impossible for Johnson to ignore as he entered contract negotiations with the Pittsburgh Steelers. “You see the numbers,” Johnson...

Pirates rally by scuffling Brewers once again in 5-4 victory

Aug. 04, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers insist they're not suffering from sort of a Josh Hader hangover. Sure looks like it though. Bryan Reynolds raced home on a wild pitch with one out in the 10th inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-4 victory on Thursday...

Reynolds' leadoff HR in 9th powers Pirates past Brewers 8-7

Aug. 03, 2022 23:54 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds hit a solo homer to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning, powering the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night. Facing a 2-0 count, Reynolds sent a fastball from Devin Williams (2-1) 425 feet to right-center...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Aug. 03, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice. August X, 2022,. Editorial: Assess state recycling performance Pennsylvania led the nation in 1988 when it adopted a progressive new law that vastly accelerated waste recycling, and there is little doubt that the law has kept millions of...

Steelers star TJ Watt knows 'we've got to win a Super Bowl'

Aug. 03, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — There are moments on the football field when T.J. Watt goes blank. The roar of the crowd drifts away. All but one of the other 21 players on the field, too. In those moments, it's just Watt and the guy with the ball. The NFL's reigning Defensive Player of the...

Strider, Rosario power Braves to 13-1 rout of Phillies

Aug. 02, 2022 23:55 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Spencer Strider doesn't relish striking out as many batters as possible. His goal is simply to pitch six or seven innings and give the Atlanta Braves a chance to win. “That's been my focus, my actual narrowed-down goal — the only thing I'm trying to do is deep...

Cruz HR keys outburst as Pirates beat Brewers 5-3, end skid

Aug. 02, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Oneil Cruz hit a three-run homer to spark a five-run sixth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 5-3 victory over the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night, snapping a seven-game skid. Cruz hit a blast to dead center field off...

Brewers continue retooling bullpen by adding Rosenthal

Aug. 02, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers reshaped their bullpen following the departure of four-time All-Star closer Josh Hader by acquiring injured reliever Trevor Rosenthal from the San Francisco Giants just before Tuesday’s trade deadline. Milwaukee sent minor league outfielder...