She wasn’t the most menacing looking person in Pittsburgh Pirates garb Wednesday night, but a grey-haired woman in glasses was caught on camera Wednesday taking in the National League Wild Card Playoff game from inside the Giants dugout.
Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.
Francisco Liriano struck out a season-high 11 in seven innings to win consecutive starts for the first time this season and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Vance Worley tossed a four-hitter for his first career shutout, and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded Madison Bumgarner early in a 5-0 win over the struggling San Francisco Giants on Monday night.
Starling Marte was called out, then ruled safe on a replay review with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over San Francisco 2-1 Tuesday night and ending the Giants’ six-game winning streak.
A throwing error by pitcher Jared Hughes on a sacrifice bunt by reliever Jean Machi in the 13th inning allowed the San Francisco Giants to score the winning run and overcome a six-run deficit to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-10 Monday night.
An official says four students were believed to be seriously injured at a high school near Pittsburgh, where a student with a knife stabbed or slashed others, injuring as many as 20.
Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?
Buster Posey had three hits, Pablo Sandoval drove in two runs and the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 on Saturday night.
The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.