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10-3: Pirates' Interleague record entering Wednesday's game in Seattle -- their last action against an American League team until a July 8 series opener against the Oakland A's at PNC Park.

"I got a few texts from some of the guys, before they got into celebrating big-time. I'm most happy for coach." --Notable UCLA alumnus Gerrit Cole, on John Savage's Bruins capturing the first College World Series crown in program history with Tuesday night's 8-0 victory over Mississippi State.

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