A ticket for the Sunday game between St. Louis and Pittsburgh was about the hottest ticket in town.
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.
No one wants to look too far ahead, but Bucs fans will want to hear about this.
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.
Hours before Game 1 of the NLDS, Pirates broadcaster John Wehner visits with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.
Tickets are still available for Thursday’s game at Busch Stadium, and there’s sure to be some Pittsburgh fans that make the trip to sit in the stands.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — On Tuesday the rest of Major League Baseball watched as the Pirates, at the expense of the Cincinnati Reds in the National League Wild Card Game, enjoyed one of the watershed moments in franchise history. So what’s next?
Pitt basketball fans will tell you how the Oakland Zoo is the sixth man for their home games. The Steelers have long had a 12th man for games at Three Rivers and now at Heinz Field.
Pittsburgh Police are expected to release a statement about an incident at PNC Park last night, which may have involved the wife of a Cincinnati Reds pitcher.
Pittsburgh Pirates fans could hardly contain themselves after their team won their first playoff game in 21-years.
The Pittsburgh Pirates took the field last night for a Wild Card matchup against the Cincinnati Reds with a secret weapon – the 40,487 fans in the stands.
Be proud, Pittsburgh. This one was for you. Actually, more accurately, this one might have been because of you — at least to some degree. And maybe to a pretty deep degree.