Despite his history playing against the Pirates, former Pirate Sid Bream says he’s still pulling for the Pirates in the playoffs and is even more excited for their fans to get the playoff team they’ve long deserved.
On Tuesday night during this playoff game, here is a sampling of three tweets that you might see that could wholly impact whether the Pirates advance past the Reds.
The preliminaries are done. On to Pittsburgh and the playoffs.
Tickets for Tuesday’s post-season game at PNC Park are going to be near impossible to get.
Major League Baseball has made it official.
Fans just can’t get enough of the Pirates these days. The first baseball post-season in Pittsburgh in more than 20 years is really something to celebrate.
Neil Walker hit two of Pittsburgh’s six homers — its biggest power surge in six years — and the Pirates clinched home-field advantage for the NL’s wild card playoff game by beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 Saturday.
Marlon Byrd had three hits and Pedro Alvarez hit a two-run homer high off the batter’s eye on Friday night, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 in a series that could decide the NL wild-card game host.
The Pirates are looking at their first postseason game in 21 years. Most likely, it’ll be a one-game Wild Card showdown with the Cincinnati Reds.
The lengths people will go to. Seriously, the miserableness of some in this town never, ever, ceases to amaze me.
A.J. Burnett scattered four hits over seven strong innings to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 on Saturday night.
Joey Votto homered off Kyle Farnsworth in the 10th inning and the Cincinnati Reds edged Pittsburgh 6-5 Friday night to pull even with the Pirates for the top wild-card spot in the National League.
Joey Votto drove in a pair of runs, and Shin-Soo Choo extended his hitting streak to a career-high 14 games on Saturday, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that revolved around an early rain delay.
Brandon Phillips drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double on Friday night, and Mike Leake got the better of left-hander Francisco Liriano for the third time this season, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that tightened the NL Central.
Vinnie and Cook checked in Friday with John Wehner for their weekly visit.