The San Francisco Giants will have 10 pitchers available for Wednesday's National League wild card game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

It should be a wild atmosphere in Pittsburgh on Wednesday when the Pirates host the San Francisco Giants in the National League wild card game at PNC Park.

SAN FRANCISCO - Sergio Romo, the Giants' eccentric relief pitcher, got roped into catching the ceremonial first pitch before a home game in 2010. The team won that night, and the next, and Romo soon embraced the ritual as his own.

Edinson Volquez's renaissance began with a simple game of catch.

PITTSBURGH - Vin Scully's voice jumped and he let out a short gasp as Madison Bumgarner viciously swung through a 92 mph fastball at the letters.

When the Pirates faced San Francisco ace Madison Bumgarner on July 28, they had a 4-0 lead before the Giants came to bat.

Buster Posey hit a two-run homer, and the playoff-bound San Francisco Giants finished the regular season with a 9-3 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday.

A look at the National League wild-card playoff between the San Francisco Giants and Pittsburgh Pirates:

Edinson Volquez will start Wednesday's wild-card playoff game against the San Francisco Giants as expected, the Pirates announced Monday morning.

It should be a wild atmosphere in Pittsburgh on Wednesday when the Pirates host the San Francisco Giants in the National League wild card game at PNC Park.

SAN FRANCISCO - In order to play another game in their waterfront park, the Giants will have to win along the banks of the Allegheny River.



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