Garrett Atkins homers in Pirates’ win over Rays

March 1, 2011

Garrett Atkins homers in Pirates’ win over Rays
FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. Garrett Atkins hit a three-run homer Monday, leading a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad to a 6-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Atkins delivered the big blow in a five-run fourth inning against right-hander Mike Ekstrom. Josh Fields had an RBI single for the Pirates and Chris Snyder scored the decisive run on a wild pitch during an error-filled …
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Pirates 6, Rays 5
E_Carter (1), R.Canzler 2 (2). DP_Tampa Bay 1. LOB_Pittsburgh 3, Tampa Bay 5. 2B_M.Diaz (1), Kotchman (1), Zobrist (1), Ruggiano (1), Brignac (1). HR_G.Atkins (1). SB_G.Hernandez (1), Presley (1). CS_Inglett (1).
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Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price willingly pays a price for stardom
Speaking to a group that helps African-American and Hispanic men go to college, David Price discussed forgoing about $ 1 million in order to go to Vanderbilt.
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