Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot.
The Pirates are trying to pull away from the Milwaukee Brewers this weekend for the final Wild Card spot, but some fans are already thinking about the post-season.
Wednesday night’s win over the Boston Red Sox was the Pirates’ 81st win of the season, assuring them their second-straight non-losing season.
Gregory Polanco, Neil Walker and Ike Davis all homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox 9-1 on Wednesday night to maintain their grip on the second National League wild card spot.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are expected to place center fielder Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day disabled list.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — On Tuesday the rest of Major League Baseball watched as the Pirates, at the expense of the Cincinnati Reds in the National League Wild Card Game, enjoyed one of the watershed moments in franchise history. So what’s next?
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.
Prior to Tuesday night’s NL wild-card game between the Pirates and Reds, Andrew McCutchen’s mother Petrina sang the national anthem before a sold out PNC Park.
Pittsburgh Pirates fans could hardly contain themselves after their team won their first playoff game in 21-years.
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.
Russell Martin homered twice, Marlon Byrd also connected and the Pittsburgh Pirates roared past Cincinnati for a 6-2 victory in the NL wild-card game Tuesday night.
CINCINNATI (93-7 THE FAN) — Before Saturday’s pivotal game against the Reds at Great American Ball Park, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle announced the setup for his pitching rotation when they begin the MLB postseason Tuesday.
The Pirates are looking at their first postseason game in 21 years. Most likely, it’ll be a one-game Wild Card showdown with the Cincinnati Reds.
It’s been a long time since Pirates fans have been able to read and believe the following few words – the Pittsburgh Pirates are heading to the playoffs.