Sitting in the dugout at PNC Park with Brad Zager, Jared Stacy and Dustin Denti, three of the guys who bring you the television broadcast each night. Them and their crew do tons of work for 162 games and yet you’d never know their names the way you know some of the other people involved with Dodger baseball. So, on behalf of all of their viewers, thanks for everything this season!
Just saw Rich Donnelly, who is an organizational coach for the Pirates again. He was one of the funnier guys in the game of baseball and it’s good to see him doing well.
From what I understand, Andre is flying back today but won’t be here for the start of the game. Casey Blake’s back tightened up on him yesterday during the game, so he gets another day off, with Nomar back at third base.
Meanwhile, the view from this ballpark might be the best in baseball (outside of Dodger Stadium, that is). The entire Pittsburgh downtown, plus the Clemente bridge in the distance. Pretty sweet.
Here’s tonight’s lineup: