During Pittsburgh’s National League wild-card game against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night, ESPN’s cameras caught a Pirates fan standing in the Giants’ dugout, looking rather lost.
It should come as no surprise that Pirates fans flooded PNC Park with their own Hunter Pence signs last night.
Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Brandon Crawford hit the first grand slam by a shortstop in postseason history as the San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.
It’s October and the Pittsburgh Pirates are in the play-offs, so somehow it seems natural to say “Buctober,” a word that has become a popular signature phrase and social media hashtag.
From the City by the Bay to the Golden Triangle makes for a long trip.
Christmas 2013 wasn’t a very merry one for former Pirates pitching star and TV sports commentator Kent Tekulve.
The Wild Card format boils down to winner moves on, loser goes home and that is putting tickets at a premium for tonight’s game.
The Pirates have announced their roster for the wild card playoff game against the San Francisco Giants and there are a few surprises.
With the national spotlight on Pittsburgh tonight, PNC Park has to look its absolute best. Final touches around the stadium began around 8 a.m. Wednesday.
The Giants and Pirates meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1971. Winner of the National League Wild Card game moves on to the Division Series.
The people in our fair city will jam the North Shore on Wednesday night, will sardine into T cars that go under a river and bottleneck a bridge that crosses the same one for the chance to see the Pirates hopefully push on to the playoffs proper.
The Pirates opening day first baseman will be the Giants starting leftfielder in Wednesday’s wild card game at PNC Park. It’s been a strange six month trip for Travis Ishikawa.
Roethlisberger said the team needs to grow up a bit and stop playing sloppy football.
The only previous time Edinson Volquez started a postseason game was in the 2010 National League Division Series. Pitching for the Reds against the Phillies, he gave up four runs in one and two-thirds innings and took the loss.
Pirates catcher Russell Martin said he intends to be in the lineup for Wednesday’s National League wildcard game against the Giants at PNC Park. He missed the final two games of the regular season after he appeared to aggravate his injured hamstring on Friday.