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Impressive streak continues


PITTSBURGH -- The Pirates pinned Clayton Kershaw with his second loss of the season by scoring four times in the second inning of a 4-3 triumph against the Dodgers in Pittsburgh.

David Freese laced a three-run double off Kershaw, who entered the game 11-1 with a major league-best 1.57 ERA.

Chad Kuhl was a winner in his major league debut, allowing three runs in five innings.

The Pirates have won the first three games of the series, dropping Los Angeles eight games behind the NL West-leading Giants.

CINCINNATI (AP) - Anthony DeSclafani pitched eight innings and singled with the bases loaded on Sunday, helping the Cincinnati Reds wrap up their weekend dedicated to Pete Rose with a 3-0 victory over the San Diego Padres.

Until Sunday, the only thing missing from the hit king gala was a win. The Reds' top starter took care of it in front of Cincinnati's third straight sellout crowd.

DeSclafani (2-0) gave up five singles, struck out five, and didn't allow a runner to reach second base. He also hit an RBI single in the sixth inning off Luis Perdomo (2-3). His first hit of the season snapped an 0-for-48 slump by Reds pitchers.

CINCINNATI (AP) - The Reds have formally retired Pete Rose's Number 14, capping a big weekend for baseball's hits king.

Big crowds filled Great American Ball Park for the three days of celebration, which had to be approved by Major League Baseball because of Rose's lifetime ban for betting on his team. The last-place Reds have played in front of small crowds for much of the season.

They stretched the celebration into an entire weekend, honoring their 1976 World Series championship team Friday night and adding him to their Hall of Fame on Saturday. They saved the number retirement for Sunday, the final day of a series against the San Diego Padres.

Bells wins Saturday Truck Series, Edwards on the pole in Sonoma.  

Ohio police look for man who attacked priest in confessional

Obama OKs federal aid for West Virginia; at least 24 dead

  Eight straight for Tribe, Reds Honor Rose, Pirates down Dodgers

Hurley is the man to catch, Greenbriar Classic Scratched


The Reds honored their 1976 World Series championship during pregame.

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