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.
The Pirates snapped their three-game losing streak Thursday with a win against the Padres. But have those losses caused fans to get a little more nervous about this year’s winning team?
Inhale this. All of it. Stop all the worry, halt the projections and cease all forms of the what-if game.
With no games in Major League Baseball yesterday or today, talk turns to trade rumors and second half projections.
Pittsburgh locals love art, and when it comes to gifting, nothing beats one-of-a-kind pieces from local artists. Finding just the right fit doesn’t have to be a challenge, even if you drew the eclectic 80-something aunt who has everything. These are the best Pittsburgh artists to buy from this holiday season, no matter the recipient.
(AP) — James McDonald’s struggles cost him a spot in the Pittsburgh Pirates rotation. Their collective issues may be costing them a trip to the postseason, and the Milwaukee Brewers are surely thrilled to take advantage of that.