Russell Martin homered twice, Marlon Byrd also connected and the Pittsburgh Pirates roared past Cincinnati for a 6-2 victory in the NL wild-card game Tuesday night.
After ranking among the most efficient teams in baseball in terms of payroll in 2012, the Nationals took quite a hit this season.
It’s the first of October and time for playoff baseball, how fitting is it that we kick things off with the first Pirates postseason game in 21 years?
Offseason storyline No. 1 for the Nationals is obvious: They need to hire a new manager to replace Davey Johnson. Here's a look at the possible candidates.