Tue. 11:23p.m.: Pirates advance to NLDS

Pittsburgh Pirate fans had waited 21 years for a trip to the postseason.

The voyage isn’t over yet.

With the help of two home runs in the second inning and a masterful outing by ace Fransisco Liriano, the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds, 6-2, on Tuesday night to advance to the National League Division Series.

With the win, the Pirates now advance to the NLDS to face division rival St. Louis on Thursday. Game time is set for 5:07 p.m.

The Pirates have a 10-9 record against the Cardinals this season.

For more about Tuesday night’s game, see Wednesday’s Tribune Chronicle.