Final: Pirates 6, Red Sox 4 WP: Jeff Karstens (5-4) LP: Tim Wakefield (4-3) SV: Joel Hanrahan (22) 39,483 were on hand tonight as the Pirates set a PNC Park record for attendance. The Bucs gave them a show, too, as they won their 4th game in a row, and 2nd straight against the AL’s
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This is my 4th year of running this blog. Never have I ever written a post about the Pirates trading for someone to improve their ML team. I’ve never really felt the need to. However, the Pirates are 75 games into this season, are in 3rd place, and just 3 games back of 1st place.
As a member of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance, I get a vote in the organization’s All-Star team. Here is my official ballot for the National League this year. Catcher – Brian McCann, Atlanta McCann is in the midst of one of his best seasons of his career. His .305 batting average,
Final: Pirates 3, Red Sox 1 WP: Paul Maholm (4-8) LP: Jon Lester (9-4) SV: Joel Hanrahan (21) 39,330 fans were on hand to see some excellent pitching by the Bucs tonight as they took game 1 of a huge weekend series against Boston. Paul Maholm danced his way through 5 1/3 innings, giving up