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Pirates Sail to NLDS with 6-2 victory over Reds

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The Pirates surprise season sails on to the National League Division Series.    The Bucs beat Cincinnati 6-2 in front of a PNC Park record crowd of over 40,000 ecstatic baseball fans starving for a playoff victory.    Pittsburgh used a pair of solo home runs from Russell Martin and a solid outing from pitcher Francisco Liriano to handle the Reds in the National League Wildcard game.   After dispatching Cincy, the Pirates travel to St. Louis to begin a best of five division series with the Cardinals.   Pittsburgh will play the first two games of the series on the road Thursday and Friday before returning home for Game 3 on Sunday.