NL Wild Card
The preliminaries are done. On to Pittsburgh and the playoffs.
While some are complaining that the Wild Card winners play in just one game, Troy Clardy thinks it’s the right way to go. He explains why on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.
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.
Inhale this. All of it. Stop all the worry, halt the projections and cease all forms of the what-if game.
CHICAGO (AP) Kevin Correia pitched seven innings of two-hit ball and Starling Marte hit a two-run triple to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Chicago Cubs 3-0 Monday night in a game that was delayed more than 3½ hours by rain.