This postseason has turned into Pedro Alvarez’s time.
Pedro Alvarez hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in best-of-five NL division series.
The deal that landed the Pirates Justin Morneau is now complete.
As the Bucs prepare for Game 3 against St. Louis, Pirate fever is taking the region by storm.
The Pirates arrived home Friday night after taking Game 2 of their playoff series in St. Louis.
After a big Game 2 win in St. Louis, the National League Division Series is shifting to Pittsburgh, and Pirates’ fans are breathing a sigh of relief after the bad loss in Game 1.
The other shoe dropped for A.J. Burnett on Friday afternoon. It was Gerrit Cole’s gigantic shoe, vehemently stomping out the possibility that Burnett should touch the baseball again in this best of five, National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates played like veterans. Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 Friday to even their NL division series at a game apiece.
Although today’s Pirates game won’t be on TBS, Bucco fans can still catch the Game 2 action without traveling to St. Louis.
MLB Network Analyst Harold Reynolds joined The Fan Morning Show Friday to preview NLDS Game 2.
It’s been a rough day for Pirates fans, both here and in St. Louis, but many remain optimistic despite the Game 1 rout at the hands of the Cardinals.
Carlos Beltran’s three-run homer sparked a seven-run third inning and the St. Louis Cardinals got seven stingy innings from Adam Wainwright, delivering a reality jolt to the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 9-1 rout Thursday in their NL division series opener.
The anticipation of the Bucs moving on to face the St. Louis Cardinals has been as thick as Heinz ketchup.
Hours before Game 1 of the NLDS, Pirates broadcaster John Wehner visits with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.
Many fans described the Wild Card win over the Reds as one of the greatest moments for them. While it will be difficult to top that, fans will be able to unite once again even though the Buccos are on the road.
Here is a recap of the first week of the MLB Playoffs.
Game Three of the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park on October 6, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Photos from the Pittsburgh Pirates-St. Louis Cardinals Game 1 of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on Oct. 3, 2013.
The Bucs took down the Reds in the Wild Card game Oct. 1, 2013.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your recap for the week ending September 30, 2013.
It’s been a long time since Pirates fans have been able to read and believe the following few words – the Pittsburgh Pirates are heading to the playoffs.