I'll be the first to admit I'm surprised at how well the Pirates are playing. A season high 6 games over .500! Did you expect this or are you surprised/shocked by it? I know most will say, yes, but it won't last. I understand the skepticism. But I'm thinking if this starting pitching stays as good as it's been, it just might last the entire summer. Big start for Liriano tonight.
You always want to be physical in the playoffs, but how much do you want to get involved if Ottawa wants to continue gooning it up? If it puts the Pens on the power play, isn't it worth it? Today, hockey writer Jesse Spector of The Sporting News to discuss Caps conspiracy theories. The ol 29'er Phil Bourque joins me at 1, and author Frank Garland is on at 1:30 to discuss his new book about Willie Stargell