I'm watching the game, but I still have some other work that needs to get done. I'll probably be due for a longer post tomorrow.
For a summary of the game's PBP, check out this post from a Bucs Dugout guest, bryanzane. You can also find the final box score here, Dejan's recap here and Pirates.com's summary here.
Bucs/Rays Thursday at 1:05. Xavier Nady is slated to make his first ST appearance.
Sorry, all, I'm actually not going to have time to live blog this viewing. I might be back when the game's archived on MLB.TV later this afternoon; in that case, I'll start over from the beginning.
1:40: Seems as if Armas is pounding the zone down and away to righties and down and in to lefties: that is, he's throwing the ball to the same half of the plate all the time.
BOTTOM OF THE THIRD
Randy is currently living and thriving in suburban Dayton, OH with his wife and two kids. He was raised in Cincinnati, OH and attended Anderson High School. He went to Miami University (Ohio) and received a degree in Paper Science Engineering from MU. He is a devout Christian and a pop culture buff. He coaches his son’s baseball and basketball teams and his daughters softball and basketball teams. Randy has been a Pirates fan since the late 1970s and has fond memories of the 1979 World Series team. He began blogging for Most Valuable Network in 5/2004 after stumbling across a help-wanted sign for a Pirates blogger. He wrote for Pittsburgh Lumber Co. until the site merged with Pirates Prospects in 2/2011.