The Pirates’ series at PNC Park with the St. Louis Cardinals could not have been more important.
Seems like Gregory Polanco is going to be a superstar.
The roar began the moment Sean Rodriguez recorded the last out of the ninth inning and only grew louder as A.J. Burnett slowly walked toward the Pittsburgh Pirates dugout.
Strike now. That’s what the Pirates should do.
Pittsburgh right fielder Gregory Polanco tripped and fell while trying to catch an easy fly, and the ball dropped for an RBI single in the 12th inning that sent the Chicago Cubs to a startling 11-10 win over the Pirates on Friday.
Jordy Mercer had a pretty good seat for baseball history, then provided a little drama of his own.
So much work, so little time.
The Pirates home opener is just a few days away.