Give the Pirates credit...they don't quit. Even if you think they won't make it to the top of the division, last night's win was big. Which makes tonight's game that much bigger.
And it shines a bright light on Gerrit Cole. If he's supposed to be the ace, he's got to pitch like one tonight. My special guest at 12:30 will be Pirates analyst, Bob Walk!
Starling Marte's return was eventful...and predictable. A nice catch, a hit, and yet another boneheaded play. Business as usual. Your thoughts on his return and the crowd's reaction to it.
AND the size of the crowd is worthy of discussion as well.
The guy who guards Ben's blind side wants to get paid...but he'll never get as much as he wants..or deserves.
And the college football season begins in six short weeks. Jerry DiPaola of the Trib joins me at 1:30 to talk Pitt football.