Pedro Alvarez hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in best-of-five NL division series.
As the Bucs prepare for Game 3 against St. Louis, Pirate fever is taking the region by storm.
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.
Although today’s Pirates game won’t be on TBS, Bucco fans can still catch the Game 2 action without traveling to St. Louis.
Many fans described the Wild Card win over the Reds as one of the greatest moments for them. While it will be difficult to top that, fans will be able to unite once again even though the Buccos are on the road.
It’s been so successful for the Penguins that the Pirates have now officially decided to get a playoff big screen of their own.
The last Pirates starter to get the nod in a playoff game before the Pirates took on the Reds in the wild card play-in game, Doug Drabek joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller to describe what it was like taking the mound again and throwing out the first pitch before the teams historic playoff game.
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.
Some 40,000 fans packed PNC Park to watch the Pittsburgh Pirates defeat the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday night.
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.
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.
The Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds have quite a history that dates back over 100 years.
It was on this date five years ago that Lanny Frattare announced his retirement as the Pirates announcer.