All good things must come to an end, and tonight the great story that was the 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates has seen its final chapter written. The Buccos came up short tonight in a 6-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Cards starter Adam Wainwright was lights out tonight in pitching a complete game. He would allow one run on eight hits, while striking out six and walking one batter. That lone run came in the seventh with Pittsburgh down 3-0. Pedro Alvarez would hit an infield single off the first base bag to bring home that lone run. In doing so, Alvarez became the first player in MLB history to record an RBI in his first six playoff games.
The Pirates offense had their chances but diving catches, double plays and a disputed call at first shut the door on them throughout the nigh...Read More