Blogging the Pirates and the Steelers since 1904.
Free Shirt Day in Cincy with Leake starting vs. Liriano. It's time to win.
One of the field supervisors for our detassling crew is a Bucco fan, we are both more optimistic about the 2nd half than we were last year. Pirates need to pull the Reds tassle tonight. Iowa Pirate
Crowd seems quiet in Cincinnati tonight. Taftian lot, they are. By the way, the scoreboard at PNC should play this scene before every Melancon entrance....http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekaKL218q_s
Down by two in the ninth, no pinch-hitter for BarmeSTRIKEOUT to lead off? Really? Time to drink.
Ah, Josh Harrison to pinch hit next. Perfect.
Iron Balls with the game on his shoulders.
What could be worse than losing to Leake, Phillips, and Dusty Fricking Baker? Not entertained by this game at all. Time for beer run.
Tassel still intact. Iowa Pirate
Hovercraft being converted to amphibious weasel-type half-track dealie. Ohio River mud can be testy. Latos' wife blog declassified for Saturday blackout situations vis-à-vis Joe Buck's giant forehead a la The Leader from Hulk villains. Beanball truce does not entertain the fatties who don't like Mapplethorpe bullwhip art shows.
Bickle hose job, entertaining. Iowa Pirate
Dusty Baker on wanting players to fight NHL-style:“Just put them in a room, let them box and let it be over with,” he added. “I always said this, let it be like hockey, let them fight, someone hits the ground and it’s over with. I’m serious about that.”http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mlb-big-league-stew/dusty-baker-nhl-style-fighting-resolve-mlb-conflicts-171111220.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2370121/Probe-launched-bizarre-Andy-San-Dimas-Facebook-photo-taken-station.htmlHow did I miss this?Spike Vrusho