This is the September 28, 2013 news archive. View today's Pirates rumors and news.
Neil Walker hit two of Pittsburgh's six homers -- its biggest power surge in six years -- and the Pirates clinched home-field advantage for the NL's wild card playoff game by beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 Saturday.Upvote Share Tweet
Phillips exits after fouling ball off left legMLB.com Sep 28, 2013Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips exited Saturday's game against the Pirates in the fifth inning after a foul ball struck him just above his left foot.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 28, 2013Note: We're counting down the final days of the MLB regular season — two more, can you believe it? — and each day we're giving you a corresponding list of important talking points about the postseason picture. Things are getting more tense by the day. 1…Upvote Share Tweet
Ron Cook: Byrd simply excellent again for Piratespost-gazette.com Sep 28, 2013One of Neal Huntington's major acquisitions is struggling in Justin Morneau, but Marlon Byrd continues to come up big again and again.Upvote Share Tweet
Pirates Power Past RedsSep 28The Pirates hit six home runs on Saturday to beat the Reds 8-3 and clinch home-field advantage in the wild-card playoff game.
Reds-Pirates Wild-Card PreviewSep 28The "Baseball Tonight" crew breaks down the wild-card game matchup between the Reds and Pirates.