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  1. Five Takeaways From the Reds-Pirates Wild-Card Game

    Jonah Keri

    The Pirates are off to St. Louis, while the Reds are headed home after Pittsburgh won the wild-card elimination game 6-2 Tuesday night, before a delirious home crowd at PNC Park. It was a monumental win for a franchise that had gone 21 years since it...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  2. About Last Night: Welcome Back, Hockey

    Spike Friedman

    In case yinz were busy getting to Pittsburgh to ... wait, yinz? Who the hell are yinz? Anyway, here's what you may have missed in sports on Tuesday: Oh my goodness, hockey's back? Hockey's back! And with it came a barrage of goals from defend...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  3. National League Wild-Card Game Preview: Pirates and Reds Poised t...

    Rany Jazayerli

    It's been 22 years since Pittsburgh hosted a winner-take-all baseball game. The most striking thing about that 1991 Game 7 against Atlanta wasn't the result; it was the audience, or lack thereof, there to witness it. Paid attendance was 11,000 fans s...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  4. Breakdown of the Wild-Card Bubble

    Jonah Keri

    With five days to go in the regular season, three teams are vying for two playoff spots in one league, while three more jockey for position in the other. With help from our friends at ESPN Stats & Information, here's what we're watching for four of t...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  5. The Jonah Keri Podcast: Buster Olney and Alison Agosti

    Grantland Network

    The Jonah Keri Podcast welcomes an old favorite, ESPN's Buster Olney. First, we cover the Pirates' incredible run and their first trip to the playoffs in 21 years. Are we prognosticators whiffing on teams like Pittsburgh and Oakland because we're too...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  6. About Last Night: Buccos Dance Once Again

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to shake off seeing the Raider Rusher, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. For the first time in 21 years, the Pittsburgh Pirates will be playing postseason baseball after clinching at least a wild-card be...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  7. The MLB Weekend Top 10: Loving and Hating the Wild Card

    Shane Ryan

    Only two more weekends left in the regular season, and to use one of my favorite clichés, these guys have EVERYTHING to play for! Let's get to it. 10. How the Nationals Will Destroy the NL Central (MIA-WAS) At exactly the moment in the sea...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  8. Second Chances, First Place: Inside the Pirates' Rookie-and-Recla...

    Michael Baumann

    One of the knocks on baseball's dual wild-card system is that it leaves the winner of the play-in game at a real disadvantage, forcing the club to pitch its ace in the win-or-go-home match, then turn around and start the division series without being...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  9. About Last Night: No Way, Jose

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy getting bad news from Dr. James Andrews, because that guy has never once given good news in his life, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Miami starter Jose Fernandez dominated with his arm and bat, throwing seve...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  10. About Last Weekend: Shrunk-Down Giants

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy building something with your hands, ensconced in the majesty of nature, allowing the last rays of summer sun to shine down upon your shirtless back, like a nerd, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: In a Sunday ni...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  11. About Last Night: Spilling the Beans

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy being ready for some football, some Wednesday-night football, Wednesday-night football that is never going to come, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Tampa Bay Buccaneers corner back Darrelle Revis has said he'...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  12. The New Sliding Billy Hamilton

    Michael Baumann

    Scouts grade the individual tools of prospects — power, throwing arm, speed, among others — on a scale of 20 to 80. The major league average is 50. A standard deviation above that is 60, and so on. To grab an 80 grade, a player must have ...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  13. About Last Night: Red Sox Strike Back

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy squeezing in one last fantasy draft so that you could ironically take Mark Sanchez in the second round, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Jon Lester outdueled Max Scherzer, as the Red Sox beat the Tigers 2-1, den...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  14. The Hunt for the NL Central

    Jonah Keri

    Three games into the biggest stretch of their season, the Cardinals have taken two out of three against the Reds, seizing first place in the NL Central. Still, the race is far from over. The Cards have 29 games left to hold on to their lead. Mean...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  15. About Last Night: Johnny Football Sort of Takes a Seat

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were too gobsmacked by stories about the side effects of PCP abuse, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: On the eve of the college football season, the NCAA investigation of Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel reached its ...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  16. About Last Night: The Cardinal Way

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to stay awake during an all-day meeting on autograph compensation, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: The St Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds, 8-6, to regain the lead in the hyper-competitive NL Cent...

    Blog | August 27, 2013