You have one more week to see the Pirates play at home before the post-season, and it couldn’t be a more exciting time as they work to stay in playoff contention.
The Cincinnati Reds likely envisioned themselves in the thick of a pennant race as the calendar turned to September. Yet, they’re five games under .500 after injuries wreaked havoc on one of baseball’s more talented rosters.
Neil Walker hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates made it hold up behind starter Vance Worley, beating the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Saturday for their fourth straight victory.
As predicted, there were some major traffic delays Saturday.
If you’re going to this weekend’s sporting events, be sure to expect some parking and traffic changes.
Cheese Chester has been out of racing since being injured last month during the pierogi race at PNC Park.
If you’re headed to the Pittsburgh Pirates game on Saturday, you will likely want to plan ahead.
Pittsburgh has four major sports — football, baseball, hockey and complaining.
Ike Davis didn’t complain when the Pittsburgh Pirates told him they were going to eat into his playing time by experimenting with Pedro Alvarez at first base. Call it the byproduct of spending four-plus seasons with the New York Mets.
Matt Holliday’s two-run single in the seventh inning off Jared Hughes capped a late rally, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Monday night.
There are fewer empty seats at PNC Park this year, thanks to the Pirates’ playoff run last season.
Justin Upton smashed his 24th home run of the season to spoil Andrew McCutchen’s return as the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3 on Tuesday night.
Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen will be back on the field Tuesday night.
Former mayor Sophie Masloff will be laid to rest Tuesday morning.