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Corey Dickerson Faces Uncertain Future With Pittsburgh Pirates

Generated by IJG JPEG Library Corey Dickerson has emerged as the Pittsburgh Pirates‘ best player this year, leading the team with a .323 batting average, which is the sixth best in the National League. His hot start has propelled the surprising Bucs to a 26-21 record in the National League’s Central Division, where they trail the first-place St. Louis Cardinals by a game. Dickerson, who bats left and plays left field, leads the Bucs with 26 runs batted in, 10 doubles and 43 hits. He’s tied for second on the team with five homers. Dickerson has also been outstanding...

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National League Central Division is the Cost Competitive Division in MLB

Generated by IJG JPEG Library The National League Central Division is shaping up as the most competitive division in Major League Baseball Only two games separate the Milwaukee Brewers, who lead the division with a 19-13 record, and the Pittsburgh Pirates, who are fourth with a 17-15 mark. The St. Louis Cardinals are half a game behind the Brewers at 17-12 and the Chicago Cubs are a half game behind the Cards at 16-12. National League Central Division has tightest race in Major League Baseball It’s the closest grouping in the majors, a far cry from the AL East...

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Jung Ho Kang Gets Work Visa to Play For Pittsburgh Pirates

Jung Ho Kang is available to once again play for the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates announced on Thursday that Kang has been granted a work visa to re-enter the United States. According to a statement from the Pirates, Kang will remain on the team’s restricted list, “while he works his way back into condition to participate in Major League games.” Team president Frank Coonelly said in the release that the Pirates are “encouraged by the steps that Jung Ho has taken” and will “provide Jung Ho with the resources and support necessary for him to meet the high expectations...

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