Here's a quick and dirty look at the 2015 Major League Baseball playoff matchups.
Veteran right-hander A.J. Burnett is retiring after this season, so this may have been Pirates' fans last chance to see him pitch.
Who are the 25 heroes of the 2015 MLB season? What will the Mets do with their playoff rotation? How will the Dodgers deal with their glut of infield options in October, plus more from around the league.
Impending free-agent Jeff Samardzija should still find an acceptable deal after his down season. Here's a look at his year, as well as 24 other soon-to-be free agents. Plus, more MLB notes.
A.J. Burnett returned from his elbow injury Thursday night. The Pirates and the city of Pittsburgh welcomed him back with bat signals.
The Pirates are probably going to be relegated to the top wild card spot in the NL, and their struggles against other teams from the NL Central are largely to blame.
J.A. Happ and Josh Tomlin are both pitching well down the stretch, but Scott White is more likely to place his trust in one than the other. Oh, and if you haven't caught on yet, Jedd Gyorko is back.
Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang came up big on Wednesday night. As free agents go, he's provided outstanding value for Pittsburgh this season.
The jobs of both Matt Williams and Terry Collins could hang in the balance of the NL East race
After a wild winter and almost as wild summer of trades and transactions, with one more dealing deadline only days away, it's time to take a look at the best moves of the past calendar year.

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