Buy me some peanuts and crackerjacks! Your first-place Pittsburgh Pirates continue their series in the city by the bay tonight as they battle the San Fran Giants. These are your keys to tonight's game. 1)Since the All-Star Game, the Pirates are tied for the NL-lead in extra base hits. Extra, extra, read all about it! 2)Pirates MVP-candidate Andrew McCutchen leads the majors with a .451 batting average for the month of August, going 32 for 71. Cutch is Clutch! 3)The Giants have lost 14 of their last 18 home games. The Pirates have won 4 of their last 5 on the road. #5 would not be jive with a dose of Hit, Run, & Score. Meanwhile, the Pirates continue to lead the NL Central division. They are 1 game up on St Louie and 3.5 ahead of Cincy. Let's Go Bucs!!!!!