Originally written on Redlegs Review  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Regardless of the outcome of Tuesday's monumental Wild Card game between the Reds and Pirates at PNC Park, fans of both teams will be going crazy, but for very different reasons, obviously. For the Pirates, Tuesday's game marks the end of an unfathomable streak of futility, as Pittsburgh will play host to its first postseason game since 1992. One can only imagine the kind of atmosphere that will be present in their home park as they unleash the frustration of 21 years of losing and waiting. For the Reds, they can certainly relate to Pittsburgh's excitement to be in the playoffs, as anyone who was around the club in 2010 can attest to when the Reds made the postseason for the first time in 15 years. Now, after earning their third trip to the promised land in four seasons, it has a much different feel, one that can only be created by the sting of two quick exits in '10 and '12. The good thing for the Reds is that they have an opportunity to erase the painful memories of those...
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