Wild Card

Jordy Mercer #10 of the Pittsburgh Pirates is congratulated by Russell Martin #55 after Mercer scored against the San Francisco Giants in the top of the first inning at AT&T Park on July 28, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Dunlap: Thanks Again, Pirates

This is the second season in a row. The second time we sit here, the day after, with hearts ripped apart not knowing exactly how to feel. The second time in a row we invested […]

10/02/2014

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Better Business Bureau Issues Fake Ticket Warning Ahead Of Wild Card Game

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.

10/01/2014

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Pirates Set Wild Card Game Roster

The Pirates have announced their roster for the wild card playoff game against the San Francisco Giants and there are a few surprises.

93-7 The Fan–10/01/2014

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Dunlap: This All Comes Down To Eddie’s Right Arm

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.

10/01/2014

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Buctober Returns & PNC Blackout Is On The Menu

The Pirates are gearing up for their Wild Card matchup with the San Francisco Giants tonight. Meanwhile, Pirates’ fans are gearing up for another PNC Park blackout.

10/01/2014

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Travis Ishikawa Talks Journey From Pirates To Giants

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.

93-7 The Fan–09/30/2014

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Volquez On Wild Card Game: ‘I Think I Deserve To Pitch This Game’

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.

93-7 The Fan–09/30/2014

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Russell Martin Expects To Play In Wild Card Game

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.

93-7 The Fan–09/30/2014

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Pirates Fall 4-1 In Regular Season Finale, Giving Cards NL Central Title

The Pirates couldn’t stop Cincinnati’s Johnny Cueto, who drove in the go-ahead run and got his 20th victory on Sunday, a 4-1 win that gave the NL Central title to the St. Louis Cardinals and forced Pittsburgh to settle for a wild card.

09/28/2014

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Pirates Stumble In NL Central Race, Braves Win 6-2

Andrew McCutchen homered for Pittsburgh’s only runs, and the Pirates stumbled in their chase for the NL Central title, falling to the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Wednesday night.

09/24/2014

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Brewers Edge Pirates 1-0 To Tighten Wild Card Race

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.

09/20/2014

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Energized Pirates’ Fans Hoping For Spot In Post-Season

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.

09/20/2014

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Pirates’ Fans Line Up For Playoff Tickets

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.

09/18/2014

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Pirates Overwhelm Buchholz, Red Sox In 9-1 Win

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.

09/17/2014

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Report: Andrew McCutchen To Be Placed On 15-Day Disabled List

The Pittsburgh Pirates are expected to place center fielder Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day disabled list.

08/04/2014

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