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By Jason Rollison
The Buccocast is the destination for quality Pittsburgh Pirates analysis and interviews. With each episode, Jason Rollison of DK Pittsburgh Sports and Josh Taylor of 93.7 The Fan/KDKA bring you informative Pirates talk straight to your ears.
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The Buccocast 36: The drudgery continues
In episode 36 of The Buccocast, Greg Finley sits in for Jason Rollison, who is on the 10 Day-IL with nerve damage in his back (ouch!). Together, the duo swap yarns on the following: The July collapse  The Question of the week They offer the Worlds Worst Preview of the games ahead. What needs to change between this season and next One Last Thing  ***HELP US GROW! If you wanna, you can donate to our GoFundMe to help us improve sound quality and host some live events in the near future. If not, no big!! Here's the link:  https://www.gofundme.com/f/thebuccocastpod *** 
58:46
August 8, 2019
The Buccocast 35: After the dust settles, what's left?
In this episode of The Buccocast, Jason and Josh go over the Pirates' actions -- or inactions -- at the trade deadline from all angles. We'll then review everything that transpired at Great American Brawl Park and take your thoughts from our Question of the Week (QOTW) ***HELP US GROW! If you wanna, you can donate to our GoFundMe to help us improve sound quality and host some live events in the near future. If not, no big!! Here's the link:  https://www.gofundme.com/f/thebuccocastpod *** Follow Josh on Twitter - @Joshtaylorhd Follow Jason on Twitter - @jrollisonpgh Follow the show on Twitter - @thebuccocast *RANDOM FOLLOWER SHOUT OUT - follow our boy Thomas over @teznasGV. Tell him The Buccocast sent you! That'll be weird, but humorous nonetheless.
44:12
August 1, 2019
The Buccocast 34: It's a wrap?
in this episode of The Buccocast, Josh Taylor welcomes in Greg Finley once again to sub for Jason. Together, the duo go through some Pirates discourse as the club is in absolute free fall.  After the dust settles, the pair are left with these questions: -How the hell did this rotation get this bad? That's it. That's the question. Because this permeates every single aspect of what the club is going through right now.  We'll also play WALK THE PLANK, give you the floor with our Question of the Week, and bring you ONE LAST THING before we go.  ***HELP US GROW! If you wanna, you can donate to our GoFundMe to help us improve sound quality and host some live events in the near future. If not, no big!! Here's the link:  https://www.gofundme.com/f/thebuccocastpod *** Follow Josh on Twitter - @Joshtaylorhd Follow Greg on Twitter - @TheGFin Follow the show on Twitter - @thebuccocast *RANDOM FOLLOWER SHOUT OUT - follow our boy Joe over @redrage. Tell him The Buccocast sent you! That'll be weird, but humorous nonetheless.
1:12:47
July 26, 2019
The Buccocast 33: Interview with Actor and Pittsburgh native Joe Manganiello
Actor and Pittsburgh native JOE MANGANIELLO joins The Buccocast to talk about his new baseball movie, BOTTOM OF THE NINTH. Joe tells us about the film, how he got his swing to look the way he wanted it to and more. He'll also give us his take on the city's three pro teams and where they are at currently. Then, we'll wrap up with a little Dungeons and Dragons talk, which is really what you're tuning in for, right? BOTTOM OF THE NINTH is playing at the Harris Theater on East LIberty (call 412-681-5449), as well as on all VOD platforms. 
17:05
July 19, 2019
The Buccocast 32: Get out of your Pirates bubble
In the 32nd episode of The Buccocast, hosts Jason Rollison and Josh Taylor combine their powers to talk all things #Pirates with a degree of precision, accuracy and, to be honest, exasperation, all rarely seen on a Pirates podcast! -What is going on with Josh Bell post-ASB? The answer is both simple and complex. -Does Jordan Lyles even have any trade value at this point? The answer is both simple and easy. -The team is slumping out of the All Star Break. What does *the way* that they are slumping tell us, if anything? The answer is both elusive and within reach. We'll also play WHICH COMES FIRST, give you the floor with our Question of the Week, and bring you ONE LAST THING before we go.  ***HELP US GROW! If you wanna, you can donate to our GoFundMe to help us improve sound quality and host some live events in the near future. If not, no big!! Here's the link:  https://www.gofundme.com/f/thebuccocastpod *** Follow Josh on Twitter - @Joshtaylorhd Follow Jason on Twitter - @jrollisonpgh Follow the show on Twitter - @thebuccocast *RANDOM FOLLOWER SHOUT OUT - follow our boy Marcus over @ToriganLaw. Tell him The Buccocast sent you! That'll be weird, but humorous nonetheless.
43:22
July 19, 2019
The Buccocast 31: And now, the back half
In the 31st episode of The Buccocast, Jason Rollison returns to reclaim his throne as the second best podcaster on The Buccocast, as Josh Taylor is #stillhere. Together the duo talk all things Pirates as the "second half" is about to begin, including: -Which Pirates MUST produce in the second half? Which are expendable? -Do the Pirates REALLY have enough pitching? -We'll take your thoughts on our Question of the Week and debut a new ending segment. We hope you like it! ***HELP US GROW! If you wanna, you can donate to our GoFundMe to help us improve sound quality and host some live events in the near future. If not, no big!! Here's the link:  https://www.gofundme.com/f/thebuccocastpod *** Follow Josh on Twitter - @Joshtaylorhd Follow Jason on Twitter - @jrollisonpgh Follow the show on Twitter - @thebuccocast *RANDOM FOLLOWER SHOUT OUT - follow our boy Justin over @JustinUrbas. Tell him The Buccocast sent you! That'll be weird, but humorous nonetheless.
54:19
July 12, 2019
The Buccocast 30: Pirates ready to lift off?
The Pirates are 10-3 over their last 13 games and Buccocast host Josh Taylor is here to talk about it. Once again, Greg Finley joins him to fill in for Jason Rollison, who is out there in the wilderness somewhere fighting IT battles. The duo also yak on: Home run derby predictions Which player should walk the plank Twitter question of the week Previewed the Pirates Brewers series
1:22:13
July 4, 2019
The Buccocast 29: Bell was Robbed
In this latest episode of THE BUCCOCAST, Sunday Morning Grind producer Greg "Don't call him Jermichael" Finley sits in for Jason. He joins Josh and they gab about the following Pirates topics: Should Josh Bell have lost to Freddie Freeman for All Star voting?  What would you want in return for Vazquez?  Previewed the Pirates and Brewers series over the weekend and played pick a side.   And much more! 
1:05:16
June 28, 2019
The Buccocast 28: Tradewinds and Trevor
In this, the 28th episode (wow) of The Buccocast, hosts Jason Rollison of DK Pittsburgh Sports and Josh Taylor of 93.7 The Fan/KDKA bring you a rousing hour of PIrates talk, including: -Tradewinds blustering? -Frazier flustering? -Clint Hurdle blubbering (in a good way...about Trevor Williams)? -Vazquez's trade value bubbling? -Taillon's elbow rumbling? and much, much more. NEW LOGO WHO DIS? Our new logo was designed by Pittsburgh artist Jay Obstarczyk! Please visit his Instagram to see more of his work, and contact him should you need any artwork done!  Follow Jason on Twitter Follow Josh on Twitter
1:11:20
June 21, 2019
The Buccocast 27: A Team On The Brink
In this episode of The Buccocast, hosts Josh Taylor and Jason Rollison try to make sense of a Pirates team in free fall. We'll take your thoughts on our Question of the Week, and try to figure out what's wrong with...well....everything
57:51
June 14, 2019
The Buccocast 26: Pirates on the Doomsday Clock?
Episode 26 of The Buccocast is here to help you make sense of the Pittsburgh Pirates. In it, Josh Taylor of 93.7 The Fan/KDKA and Jason Rollison of DK Pittsburgh Sports review the bullpen, Gregory Polanco's struggle, the realistic trade scenarios in play for this club right now, and much much more. Follow Josh on twitter @joshtaylorhd Follow Jason on twitter @jrollisonpgh
54:43
June 6, 2019
The Buccocast 25: Is Derek Dietrich truly a villain?
In this episode of The Buccocast, hosts Jason Rollison and Josh Taylor walk through the last week in Pirates baseball. The duo will debut some fun new segments, and wonder out loud who will get traded this summer among a suddenly crowded outfield. Because, somebody gettin' traded! We'll also talk Keller, Kingham, Brault and all the other wacky cast of characters that make up this charming, but frustrating ballclub.
1:04:53
May 31, 2019
The Buccocast 24: Archer's struggle, Bell's feats, and chinese food
In this episode of the NEW Buccocast, newly minted permanent co-host Josh Taylor and usual stalwart Jason Rollison breeze through an hour of Pittsburgh Pirates talk - focusing mostly on Chris Archer's troubles, Josh Bell's folk hero-ness, chinese food and more. We'll play a rousing game of "WHICH COMES FIRST" and take YOUR calls/texts on the Pittsburgh Fan hotline. Visit The Pittsburgh Fan, right across the street from PNC Park, the next time you're headed to a game. They easily have the best and most unique collection of Pittsburgh sports memorabilia and gear. Check em out at thepittsburghfan.com.
58:16
May 23, 2019
The Buccocast 23: What's wrong with Chris Archer?
In this episode of The Buccocast, host Jason Rollison explains what's ailing Chris Archer. If you like the show, tell a friend! If you really like the show, leave a review! If you really, really, like the show - please consider pledging a small monthly amount! Link is below:
32:15
May 17, 2019
The Buccocast 22: Art vs. Science in the Bullpen
On today's Buccocast, host Jason Rollison spends a lot of time talking about the Pittsburgh Pirates' bullpen, after its meltdown vs the Texas Rangers. 
29:16
May 9, 2019
The Buccocast 21: Taylor's Table Setter - 5/7/19
Josh Taylor previews the upcoming series with the Rangers and Cardinals and breaks down last week's key moments. Also, he'll tell you why the Pirates will miss Jameson Taillon and why the "Shut Up!" game has become a classic moment.
20:00
May 7, 2019
The Buccocast 20: Talking Reynolds, Marte, Taillon, Rich Rod and much more w/ Josh Taylor
In this episode of The Buccocast, host Jason Rollison is joined by friend of the show, and fellow TBC host Josh Taylor of 93.7 The Fan/KDKA. Together the duo talk all things Pittsburgh Pirates including: -The lineup -Kyle Crick's bounceback -Taillon "struggles" -Lyles' short starts -Richard Rodriguez's struggles -Bryan Reynolds: Is this for real? And much much more!
59:58
May 2, 2019
The Buccocast 19: Bad Luck Bucs
In this episode of The Buccocast, Josh Taylor sits in for Jason and talks about those bad luck Bucs.
28:02
April 26, 2019
The Buccocast 18: Taylor's Table Setter for week of 4/22/19
Josh Taylor breaks down the upcoming series against Arizona, with a marquee pitching matchup on tap in the finale. Also from the previous week: Jordan Lyles' early success, Cole Tucker's debut, Josh Bell's continued production and the injury-riddled outfield.  All this and more on the latest edition of TABLE SETTER.
18:22
April 22, 2019
The Buccocast 17: Talking Pirates baseball and beer with Eno Sarris
In this episode of The Buccocast, Eno Sarris of The Athletic joins the program to talk Pirates and beer. -Which Pirates starter would HE buy, from a fantasy perspective? -Chris Archer using a sinker/two-seamer again: yay or nay? -Josh Bell's success -Did the Pirates do something wrong with Tyler Glasnow? and much much more!
46:33
April 17, 2019
The Buccocast 16: Taylor's Table Setter - Week of 4/15/19
In his latest installment of TABLE SETTER, Josh Taylor of 93.7 The Fan sets you up for the week to come in Pittsburgh Pirates baseball.
17:00
April 16, 2019
The Buccocast 15: Interview with Pirates prospect Cole Tucker
In this special episode of The Buccocast, host Jason Rollison welcomes in a special guest in COLE TUCKER - the Pittsburgh Pirates' number five prospect. Together, the two will talk about his journey through the minors so far, the art of switch hitting, and youth sports.  If you like the show, please tell a friend! 
24:32
April 9, 2019
The Buccocast 14: Josh Taylor's Table Setter - 4.8.19
We're giving Josh Taylor the keys to The Buccocast on Mondays going forward, and now he's here with his Buccocast DEBUT episode of TABLE SETTER. Here, Josh reviews the week that was and gets you ready for the week ahead in Pirates baseball. 
14:47
April 9, 2019
The Buccocast 13: What's a Williams?
In this episode of The Buccocast, host Jason Rollison wonders out loud how Corey Dickerson's injury will affect the club. He also welcomes in Alex Stumpf of The Point of Pittsburgh to tell us about a new stat he invented: The Williams. Plus your calls and texts! 
24:29
April 5, 2019
The Buccocast 12: Pirates Overreactions After Two 2019 Games
Buccocast host Jason Rollison thought it would be fun to hop on the podcast for a quick 10 minute-ish episode to talk YOUR Pittsburgh Pirates reactions after two games in the 2019 campaign were in the books. What terrors will he find? Listen in to find out
15:54
April 1, 2019
The Buccocast 11: Jason joins Steve Jones on ESPN Radio 1450am - State College
A mini-episode containing Buccocast host Jason Rollison's radio hit with Steve Jones on ESPN Radio 1450am in State College 
12:05
March 29, 2019
The Buccocast 10: Dejan Kovacevic Joins The Show
In this episode of The Buccocast, I welcome in Dejan Kovacevic of DKPittsburghsports.com. Together we'll talk all things Pittsburgh Pirates as OPENING DAY looms
50:34
March 28, 2019
The Buccocast 9: #ExtensionSZN?
In episode 9 of THE BUCCOCAST, host Jason Rollison flies solo, and gives you the skinny on why Erik Gonzalez's upside is misleading, the straight dope on Nick Burdi's ultimate bullpen role, and the real deal on #ExtensionSZN. All this plus more of your calls/texts! Be a part of the show by calling or texting 412-540-5192!
25:16
March 22, 2019
The Buccocast 8: Moran, Kang, and Gonzalez have roles set
In a special bonus RAPID REACTION edition of The Buccocast, host Jason Rollison reacts to the news coming out of Pirates’ Spring Training today regarding some starting roles.
11:23
March 18, 2019
The Buccocast 7: Josh Taylor talks Cole Tucker, In or Out, Life of Pablo & More
Episode 7 of The Buccocast sees fan favorite Josh Taylor return to talk all things Pittsburgh PIates with Opening Day just about two weeks away. -Cole Tucker's spring and what it means -Who wants the damn fifth starter spot? -In or Out with 25-man bubble guys Plus YOUR voicemails and texts on the Up-n-Running Hotline! Leave us a text or VM anytime at 412-540-5192 Interested in joining the show? Visit our annual fundraiser: https://gogetfunding.com/the-buccocast/
38:59
March 14, 2019
The Buccocast 6: Talking pitching with @Pitchingninja
Episode 6 of The Buccocast sees host Jason Rollison chatting with Rob Friedman, aka @Pitchingninja on Twitter, about the state of pitching in today's MLB, as well as some Pirates-specific topics. We'll learn more about his Flatground initiatives to help the game grow, and OF COURSE we take a healthy dose of your calls and texts on the Up n Running hotline. BE HEARD: Call or text us at 412-540-5192 - leave a voicemail to be included in the show or a text question/comment to be read as well.  If you would like to support the show with a small monthly contribution, please see the link below! 
44:17
March 6, 2019
The Buccocast 5: The Fifth Starter Debate
In episode 5 of The Buccocast, host Jason Rollison is flying solo, talking all things Pittsburgh Pirates, with a particular focus on the fifth starter. This episode is also heavy with YOUR voicemails and texts. Keep em coming! Call/text the Up-N-Running Hotline at 412-520-5192 and BE HEARD! If you would like to support the show with a small monthly contribution, please see the link below!
31:21
February 27, 2019
The Buccocast 4: Nubyjas Wilborn of the Post-Gazette
In episode 4 of The Buccocast, new-to-the-beat Nubyjas Wilborn joins the show to talk all things Pirates from Bradenton, plus we answer your voicemails and texts! If you enjoy our show, please consider telling a friend or leaving a rating/review. If you REALLY like our show, please consider pledging a small monetary amount via the link below!
38:33
February 21, 2019
The Buccocast 3: Talking INF and P
FULL TRANSPARENCY: We were supposed to preview the 2019 Pirates units in a three part WHIP around today - The infield, the outfield, and the pitching. BUt our guests for the infield and pitching previews had such great points, we didn't want to cut them short! So in this podcast, you'll hear Alex Stumpf previewing the infielders, and Alex Fast of Pitcher List talking all things PIrates pitching. Then we'll come back at ya next week with an outfielder preview. Maybe by then we'll have an inkling as to if Melky will make the team! But, probably not... Follow me on twitter - @Jrollisonpgh Catch my writing on bucsdugout.com Subscribe/Rate/Review/Tell a friend if you enjoy the show! If you REALLY like the show, please consider pleding a small monthly donation, as little as $1, at the link below. Every bit of money generated from this podcast will go right back into the podcast to improve it, with guests, equipment, live events, etc!
43:15
February 14, 2019
The Buccocast 2: The Melk Man Rapid Reaction
The Buccocast isn't ONLY a weekly Pirates podcast! We'll jump in from time to time with a shorter episode when warranted, and hey! The Pirates signed Melky Cabrera today to a one year minor league/spring invite deal. The Melk Man has arrived! We'll talk that, plus your texts and audio from my radio hit today on 93.7 The Fan with Josh Taylor.  VOICEMAIL/TEXT LINE: 412-540-5192. Be heard! Like the show? Consider supporting us with a small monthly dollar amount by hitting the link right below: 
28:26
February 11, 2019
The Buccocast 1 - Josh Taylor of 93.7 The Fan joins TBC
In the debut episode of the newly relaunched BUCCOCAST, Josh Taylor of 93.7 The Fan and KDKA joins host Jason Rollison of Bucs Dugout to talk all things #Pirates with #PitchersandCatchers just one week away. -Liriano - Pirates getting the band back together! -Tom Koehler: Why? -Deep Dive into PECOTA surprises -People Forget of the week -Your texts! 
54:08
February 8, 2019
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