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Nicasio goes 7 scoreless innings as Pirates beat Reds 4-1

Juan Nicasio struck out eight in seven scoreless innings, Josh Harrison hit his first home run in nearly a year and Matt Joyce connected as a pinch-hitter to lead the Pirates to a 4-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night, extending Pittsburgh's winning streak to five games.

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Any no-hit bid suspense ended on Joey Votto's checked-swing single with two outs in the first inning, but Jon Lester pitched seven innings of five-hit ball Friday night to lead the Cubs to an 8-1 victory over the Reds at soggy Great American Ball Park.

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Why a Kentucky Derby hat needs the thrill factor

"Go big or go home," says New York City milliner Christine Moore to first time Derby hat shoppers. The designer helps clients find their perfect hat in Louisville's Rodes clothing store, which carries her line of hats, as the Derby approaches. She says the hat must match both one's personality and the occasion. For the Derby? A hat needs a "thrill" factor.
Brittany Peterson Bpeterson@mcclatchy.com
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