Giants Squash Pirates in NL Wild Card

2 Oct 2014, 11:20 am

So much for my post-season prediction that the Pittsburgh Pirates would win the World Series. Unlike Tuesday night's AL Wild Card between the A's and Royals, there was little suspense in the NL Wild Card between the Pirates and the San Francisco Giants which the Giants won 8-0. Giants shortstop Bra

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Giants Squash Pirates in NL Wild Card

So much for my post-season prediction that the Pittsburgh Pirates would win the World Series. Unlike Tuesday night's AL Wild Card between the A's and Royals, there was little suspense in the NL Wild Card between the Pirates and the San Francisco Giants which the Giants won 8-0. Giants shortstop Bra

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