This is the October 2, 2012 news archive. View today's Pirates rumors and news.
Today, Ben Sheets announced that he will start for the Braves tomorrow against the Pirates, and then retire. Tomorrow will mark Sheets's fifth start for the Braves this season after missing nearly two calendar years with a torn flexor in his pitching el…Share Tweet
How A Career Ends: Jay Bell Homered Off A Hall Of Famer In His First At-Bat, Flied Out In His Lastdeadspin.com Oct 2, 2012Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: former major-league infielder Jay Bell, who scored the winning run in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series.Share Tweet
Nats' clinching moment unusual, but still sweetMLB.com Oct 2, 2012The Nationals began the night needing either a win over the Phillies or a Braves loss to the Pirates. They got the latter, clinching the National League East without ever scoring a run.Share Tweet