Saturday, August 18, 2012

Game 120: Pirates at Cardinals

Bedard and Lynn today at four.

Late afternoon start leaves plenty of time for Bucs fans to buy their World Series tickets, which are finally on sale.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Game 119: Pirates at Cardinals

McDonald and Westbrook tonight at 8:15.

Some meaningful bunts could put the Bucs one step closer to a first-round playoff bye.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Game 118: Dodgers at Pirates

Burnett and Blanton at four.

Bucs are 36 games away from another 100 win year.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Game 117: Dodgers at Pirates

Wandy and Kershaw tonight.

When we watch the 2012 world champion PBC DVD in 7 months this part of the season will be the dramatic lowpoint, where the camera goes sharp to blurry and players, bat on shoulder, look out in the distance a la 1000 yd stare, THEN, the dramatic, uplifting music begins...and so the push starts.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Game 116: Dodgers at Pirates

Correia and Billingsley tonight.

Bucs are five games back and 1.5 games up in the wild card race. Bucs need some bunts to regain momentum.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Game 115: Dodgers at Pirates

Karstenstein vs. the Harangutan tonight.

Given the match-up, fans with small kids should probably just listen to this one on the radio. Bucs need a win.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Game 114: Padres at Pirates

Bedard and Ross Ohlendorf today as the Bucs try to get back on track for a first-round playoff bye.