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Scherzer starts against Sale in All-Star Game

Scherzer starts against Sale in All-Star Game

The Sports Xchange

July 16 Washington right-hander Max Scherzer will oppose Boston left-hander Chris Sale in a repeat of last year's Midsummer Classic matchup. It marks the first time since 1940 (Red Ruffing of the New York Yankees vs. Paul Derringer of the Cincinnati Reds) FULL STORY

Brewers, Pirates to open five-game series

Brewers, Pirates to open five-game series

The Sports Xchange

July 11 Milwaukee and Pittsburgh can be expected to run through their full rotation in the series. Thursday, Brewers left-hander Wade Miley (1-0, 1.42 ERA) is scheduled to face Pirates right-hander Jameson Taillon (5-7, 4.05). FULL STORY

Nationals face Pirates, look to remain over .500

Nationals face Pirates, look to remain over .500

The Sports Xchange

July 10 Jeremy Hellickson came close Tuesday. He got the Washington Nationals a win, but they still need more from their starters, whose short outings have taxed the bullpen. FULL STORY