A.J. Burnett is heating up at the right time. (Photo Credit: David Hague)

The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds tonight 4-1, talking the first game of a three game series between the two teams. That's an important win since whoever wins the series gets home field advantage in the Wild Card game. The win tonight means that one more win from either Charlie Morton (Reds killer) or Gerrit Cole (on fire lately) will put Francisco Liriano on the mound in PNC Park on Tuesday.

I didn't see the game tonight. I've been driving up from Florida today to cover the Wild Card game (wherever it is) and hopefully more playoff games after that. I did listen to the entire thing, including part of the game on a Cincinnati feed I found on the radio after my MLB At-bat app crashed and started as...

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