Blogging the Pirates and the Steelers since 1904.
A.J. and Gio tonight at seven. Batting fourth and playing 3B, Aramis Ramirez.
Liriano and Fister, tonight at seven. Bucs will wear camouflage, and try to win from tree stands.
Et tu, Edinson? Game on at eight.
The 13-3 Gerrit Cole takes on Jason Vargas and his gimpy elbow in another likely World Series Preview game.
Prepare to untuck.
Bucs win a wild one 10-7 in a likely World Series preview. Bucs are only four games back.
Meanwhile, the hated Cards probably spent their off day corking their bats and injecting each other with PEDs.
The New and Improved Jeff Locke takes on Taylor Jungmann and the hapless last-place Brewers this afternoon.
Liriano and Nelson tonight at seven. Bucs 3.5 games out of first.
Morton takes on Fiers and the hapless last-place Brewers at 8. Untucking at 9.
Burnett and Lackey tonight, with the playoffs on the line.
Cole and the PBC are up 5-2 in the sixth. NFW is 3-for-3 with a dinger.
Bucs spotted the first game of this series to Knife Hunter Mike Matheny and his cheating Cards. Now that the false sense of confidence has been instilled, look for the Bucs to pounce and run the table en route to the NL Central Pennant.
Morton and Cashner underway. Bucs trail 1-0 after the first and are just 4.5 games back.
Liriano now facing Rich Garces on in relief, underway in the fourth. Bucs trail 2-1.
Burnett and Shields tonight at seven. Bucs still just six games back.
Cole and Salazar underway. Bucs are getting outbunted, 1-0.
Jeff Locke weighs in against Jimmy Anderson tonight. Bucs are just six games back.
Happy Fourth to you and yours. Already untucked here in the Dandy House.