Found October 09, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
Image credit cmgdigital (Follow me on Twitter @jim_krug; opening image credit of the fine blog fromforbestofederal) 1.  Regardless of what transpires in the early Missouri evening this Wednesday, Pittsburgh Pirates’ fans have to be incredibly proud of their franchise.  A playoff run that has so far spanned only 5 games has still vanquished a seeming eternity of frustration for a fiercely loyal fanbase.  If the 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates’ season does come to an end in the National League Division Series, it’s still been one hell of a run. 2.  If the Pirates do win, the Los Angeles Dodgers took a tad of the luster off of a potential Pirates-Braves’ 1992 full-circle throwdown by vanquishing Atlanta in only 4 games in the other NLDS pairing.  From reading fan reaction online, the consensus believes the Pirates would struggle greater with the top 3 arms in the Dodgers’ rotation- Clayton Kershaw, Zach Greinke, and Hyun-Jin Ryu- than they would have against Atlanta’s rota...
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