In the early 1900s, the Pittsburgh Pirates were one of the NL's most dominant teams, powered by super shortstop Honus Wagner. Wagner was to his time what Alex Rodriguez is to the contemporary MLB. The Pirates have won five World Series in 1909, 1925, 1960, 1971 and 1979. The put great teams together in the early 1990s as well, with Barry Bonds and Bobby Bonilla carrying the load.
Bumgarner, Giants silence Pirates 8-0 to advance
San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford hits a grand slam off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Edinson Volquez during the fourth inning of the NL wild-card playoff baseball game Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Pittsburgh.LATEST NEWS
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner celebrates after pitching the Giants to an 8-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League wild-card baseball playoff game in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.Resilient Giants rock Pirates to earn spot in NLDS
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford, second from left, is showered by teammates as he enters the locker room following the Giants' 8-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League wild-card baseball playoff game in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Crawford hit a grand slam in the game.Officials Declare ?Pittsburgh Pirates Pride Day?
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto this morning declared today, September 30, 2014 as ?Pittsburgh Pirates Pride Day? in Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh.Pittsburgh Pirates: Is Edinson Volquez the Right Choice for the Wild Card Game?
The Pittsburgh Pirates have one chance to get it right if they want to advance to the National League Division Series. As reported by ESPN , the team announced Monday that Edinson Volquez will start the Wild Card game Wednesday against the San Francisco Giants in front of what?s sure to be a raucous crowd at PNC Park. But is that the right choice? As with any situation, there are two sides to ...Madison Bumgarner Records Shutout in Win Over Pittsburgh Pirates
Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants shut out the Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-0, in the National League Wild Card matchup on Oct. 1. Bumgarner allowed just four hits while Giants shortstop...San Francisco Giants Vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: Prediction, Betting Odds, Preview For 2014 NL Wild-Card Game
For the second straight year, the Pittsburgh Pirates find themselves in the National League wild-card game. A year ago, they beat the Cincinnati Reds to advance to the NLDS, and they hope to do the same thing in the 2014 MLB Playoffs against the San Francisco Giants.Pirates, Volquez fall flat in wild-card loss to SF
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates believe they're building something special. The San Francisco Giants provided a reminder that much work remains to be done before a contender becomes a champion. Geared up for another run at "Buctober," Pittsburgh's postseason journey lasted all of 3 hours, 12 minutes, ...Pittsburgh Pirates Playoff Rally Held Downtown
Today is Pittsburgh Pirates Pride Day and hundreds of people attended a rally Downtown as the Bucs prepare to battle the Giants in the Wild Card Game.Giants Send Pirates Packing In Elimination Playoff Game
The San Francisco Giants decisively beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in the National League wild-card game Wednesday night in Pittsburgh. The Giants will take on the Washington Nationals on Friday.
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