A week after a late-game debacle on defense, the Pittsburgh Steelers showed they can finish.
Only the grass was flying at PNC Park Monday.
Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle confirmed Sunday morning that Gerrit Cole will pitch the regular season finale in Cincinnati at 1:10 p.m.
The Pirates will likely host the wild card game at PNC Park Wednesday.
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Sergei Bobrovsky and Oscar Dansk combined to make 42 saves, and the Columbus Blue Jackets topped the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-0 in a preseason game on Tuesday night.
Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
The Pirates’ win combined with Milwaukee’s loss to Cincinnati assured Pittsburgh of no worse than an NL wild card. The Pirates wrapped up their berth exactly one year after clinching a place in the 2013 playoffs.
It may not be the thunderous applause of Heinz Field, but it’s every bit as heartfelt.
Tomas Tatar and Pavel Datsyuk scored power-play goals to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Monday night.
Andrew McCutchen homered, Francisco Liriano won his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved closer to a playoff berth by beating the Atlanta Braves 1-0 Monday night.
James Harrison is apparently coming back to the Steelers.
James Harrison’s retirement is over.
Ben Roethlisberger threw two 7-yard touchdown passes to Antonio Brown, Le’Veon Bell ran for 147 yards and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Carolina Panthers 37-19 on Sunday night.
The Pittsburgh Penguins unveiled their new third Jersey Friday.
Week 4 has some tough matchups that could have a big impact on the playoff format and bowl placement. Let’s take a look at the four must watch college games this weekend.