The Bucs are going to make the playoffs, but it's up to them whether PNC Park will host any postseason games. (Photo Credit: David Hague)
The Pirates are making the playoffs, barring an unprecedented disaster. Pittsburgh's postseason odds are at 99.6 percent, meaning there is a 1-in-250-chance the Bucs are shut out of the playoffs.
However, posting an 8-9 September record that includes being swept in St. Louis has pushed the Pirates from being favorites in the NL Central division (12.4 percent odds).
There is a 78-percent chance the NL Wild Card game will be a Pirates-Reds matchup. Pittsburgh and Cincinnati play six of their final nine games against each other, and it will be little more than a battle for Wild Card home field unless one of the two teams dominates the other over th...
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