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UNDATED --Pittsburgh clobbered Arizona 12-1 behind Gregory Polanco's three-run homer and five RBIs.

Jordy Mercer drove in a pair and Francisco Liriano was reached for just one run and two hits in 5 2/3 innings.

Bring final game to Pittsburgh

 

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh pitcher Ryan Vogelsong remained hospitalized with swelling and multiple facial fractures, a day after he was hit in the head by a 92 mph fastball from Colorado's Jordan Lyles.

Pirates trainer Todd Tomczyk says Vogelsong is in good spirits but adds that doctors won't be able to determine the extent of the damage around the left eye until the swelling subsides.

The Pirates have placed Vogelsong on the 15-day disabled list.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Joc Pederson doubled in the tying run and then scored the go-ahead run on a throwing error in the fourth inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-2 victory over Cincinnati on Tuesday night, extending the Reds' season-high skid to 9 straight.

The Dodgers' 8-game winning streak against the Reds is their longest active run against any opponent and their most since beating the Reds nine straight times in 2008-09.

Mike Bolsinger (1-1) allowed two runs and three hits in 5 2/3 innings of a spot start, having been brought back from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Monday in place of injured Chin-hui Tsao, who went on the 15-day disabled list. Bolsinger struck out six and walked one.

Daniel Wright (0-1) made his major league debut, giving up four runs and seven hits in 5 1/3 innings.

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Duke will play host to Michigan State and North Carolina will visit Indiana in the marquee matchups of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

The leagues and ESPN announced the matchups for the three-day event that features 14 games from Nov. 28-30.

The other matchups include Minnesota at Florida State, Wake Forest at Northwestern, Syracuse at Wisconsin, Pittsburgh at Maryland, Iowa at Notre Dame, Georgia Tech at Penn State, North Carolina State at Illinois, Purdue at Louisville, Ohio State at Virginia, Virginia Tech at Michigan, Rutgers at Miami and Nebraska at Clemson.

Starting times haven't been announced.

The Tar Heels beat the Hoosiers in an East Regional semifinal in March.

The only ACC team left out of the challenge this year is Boston College, which finished last season in last place.

Anthony Arriaga allegedly shot former exec in W.Va. cemetery on Monday

State of Ohio to appeal judge's ruling on early voting "golden week"

Proponents must now gather thousands of signatures for three ballot issues

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