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After last night’s game, I got this tweet and thought it raised a very valid point: Today was the complete opposite, but the end result was the same. The Pirates knocked off the Royals again, completing a sweep and moving within a half-game of the Reds (who play tonight vs. Detroit). Andrew McCutchen was the only offense this afternoon. He doubled home a run in the first inning and smashed a 2-run shot off Bruce Chen in the third. That shouldn’t be much of a surprised…Chen’s a lefty, and Cutch has been absolutely lethal against lefties all season (.442/.464/.731 ENTERING the game today). Chen finally wised up and intentionally walked him the next time he came up, but by then it was far too late. In fact, the only out McCutchen made all afternoon wasn’t really an out. He popped a foul ball to right in the bottom of the seventh, and KC RF Mitch Maier appeared to make a sensational catch while flipping over the railing, landing head-first on the concrete. Except, nobody saw him drop t...
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