The Buccocast

The Buccocast
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. Support this podcast:

36: The drudgery continues
Aug 8 • 58 min
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…
35: After the dust settles, what’s left?
Jul 31 • 44 min
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…
34: It’s a wrap?
Jul 25 • 72 min
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:…
33: Interview with Actor and Pittsburgh native Joe Manganiello
Jul 19 • 17 min
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…
32: Get out of your Pirates bubble
Jul 18 • 43 min
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…
31: And now, the back half
Jul 11 • 54 min
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:…
30: Pirates ready to lift off?
Jul 4 • 82 min
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:…
29: Bell was Robbed
Jun 28 • 65 min
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…
28: Tradewinds and Trevor
Jun 20 • 71 min
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…
27: A Team On The Brink
Jun 13 • 57 min
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 —- Support this…
26: Pirates on the Doomsday Clock?
Jun 6 • 54 min
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…
25: Is Derek Dietrich truly a villain?
May 30 • 64 min
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.…
24: Archer’s struggle, Bell’s feats, and chinese food
May 22 • 58 min
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…
23: What’s wrong with Chris Archer?
May 16 • 32 min
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…
22: Art vs. Science in the Bullpen
May 8 • 29 min
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. —- Support this podcast:
21: Taylor’s Table Setter - 5/7/19
May 7 • 20 min
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. —- Support this…
20: Talking Reynolds, Marte, Taillon, Rich Rod and much more w/ Josh Taylor
May 1 • 60 min
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…
19: Bad Luck Bucs
Apr 26 • 28 min
In this episode of The Buccocast, Josh Taylor sits in for Jason and talks about those bad luck Bucs. —- Support this podcast:
18: Taylor’s Table Setter for week of 4/22/19
Apr 22 • 18 min
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…
17: Talking Pirates baseball and beer with Eno Sarris
Apr 17 • 46 min
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…
16: Taylor’s Table Setter - Week of 4/15/19
Apr 16 • 17 min
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. —- Support this podcast:
15: Interview with Pirates prospect Cole Tucker
Apr 9 • 24 min
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,…
14: Josh Taylor’s Table Setter - 4.8.19
Apr 8 • 14 min
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. —- Support…
13: What’s a Williams?
Apr 4 • 24 min
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…
12: Pirates Overreactions After Two 2019 Games
Mar 31 • 15 min
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…
11: Jason joins Steve Jones on ESPN Radio 1450am - State College
Mar 29 • 12 min
A mini-episode containing Buccocast host Jason Rollison’s radio hit with Steve Jones on ESPN Radio 1450am in State College —- Support this podcast:
10: Dejan Kovacevic Joins The Show
Mar 27 • 50 min
In this episode of The Buccocast, I welcome in Dejan Kovacevic of Together we’ll talk all things Pittsburgh Pirates as OPENING DAY looms —- Support this podcast:
9: #ExtensionSZN?
Mar 21 • 25 min
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…
8: Moran, Kang, and Gonzalez have roles set
Mar 18 • 11 min
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. —- Support this podcast:
7: Josh Taylor talks Cole Tucker, In or Out, Life of Pablo & More
Mar 13 • 38 min
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…
6: Talking pitching with @Pitchingninja
Mar 6 • 44 min
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…
5: The Fifth Starter Debate
Feb 26 • 31 min
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…
4: Nubyjas Wilborn of the Post-Gazette
Feb 20 • 38 min
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…
3: Talking INF and P
Feb 13 • 43 min
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…
2: The Melk Man Rapid Reaction
Feb 10 • 28 min
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…
1 - Josh Taylor of 93.7 The Fan joins TBC
Feb 7 • 54 min
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…