The Buccocast

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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:

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Jason Rollison

Jason Rollison


Jason Rollison is a veteran of the online baseball analysis scene. He has previously served as an editor at Rumbunter and Pirates Breakdown while contributing to various print publications in the Pitsburgh region. He currently plies his trade at DK Pittsburgh Sports and Bucs Dugout.

Josh Taylor

Josh Taylor


Josh Taylor is an award-winning sports broadcasting personality appearing on KDKA‘s sports coverage and programming. Josh can currently be heard on 93.7 The Fan and seen on KDKA and The CW networks

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A natural! Silky smooth voice leads you on a journey filled with smart stats and full facts about America’s greatest game. Highly recommend!


Exactly what I want

This is pretty much everything you would want in a baseball podcast. Straightforward discussion with knowledgeable guests. Not a lot of extra fluff or anything that bogs down the experience.


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The Buccocast 36: The drudgery continues

August 8th, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 35: After the dust settles, what's left?

August 1st, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 34: It's a wrap?

July 26th, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 33: Interview with Actor and Pittsburgh native Joe Manganiello

July 19th, 2019


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. …

The Buccocast 32: Get out of your Pirates bubble

July 19th, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 31: And now, the back half

July 12th, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 30: Pirates ready to lift off?

July 4th, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 29: Bell was Robbed

June 28th, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 28: Tradewinds and Trevor

June 21st, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 27: A Team On The Brink

June 14th, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 26: Pirates on the Doomsday Clock?

June 6th, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 25: Is Derek Dietrich truly a villain?

May 31st, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 24: Archer's struggle, Bell's feats, and chinese food

May 23rd, 2019


In this episode of the NEW Buccocast, newly minted permanent co-host Josh Taylor and usual stalwart Jason Rollison breeze through an hour of …

The Buccocast 23: What's wrong with Chris Archer?

May 17th, 2019


In this episode of The Buccocast, host Jason Rollison explains what's ailing Chris Archer.

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The Buccocast 22: Art vs. Science in the Bullpen

May 9th, 2019


On today's Buccocast, host Jason Rollison spends a lot of time talking about the Pittsburgh Pirates' bullpen, after its meltdown vs the Texas …

The Buccocast 21: Taylor's Table Setter - 5/7/19

May 7th, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 20: Talking Reynolds, Marte, Taillon, Rich Rod and much more w/ Josh Taylor

May 2nd, 2019


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 Buccocast 19: Bad Luck Bucs

April 26th, 2019


In this episode of The Buccocast, Josh Taylor sits in for Jason and talks about those bad luck Bucs.


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The Buccocast 18: Taylor's Table Setter for week of 4/22/19

April 22nd, 2019


Josh Taylor breaks down the upcoming series against Arizona, with a marquee pitching matchup on tap in the finale. Also from the previous week: …

The Buccocast 17: Talking Pirates baseball and beer with Eno Sarris

April 17th, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 16: Taylor's Table Setter - Week of 4/15/19

April 16th, 2019


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.

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The Buccocast 15: Interview with Pirates prospect Cole Tucker

April 9th, 2019


In this special episode of The Buccocast, host Jason Rollison welcomes in a special guest in COLE TUCKER - the Pittsburgh Pirates' number five …

The Buccocast 14: Josh Taylor's Table Setter - 4.8.19

April 9th, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 13: What's a Williams?

April 5th, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 12: Pirates Overreactions After Two 2019 Games

April 1st, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 11: Jason joins Steve Jones on ESPN Radio 1450am - State College

March 29th, 2019


A mini-episode containing Buccocast host Jason Rollison's radio hit with Steve Jones on ESPN Radio 1450am in State College 

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The Buccocast 10: Dejan Kovacevic Joins The Show

March 28th, 2019


In this episode of The Buccocast, I welcome in Dejan Kovacevic of Together we'll talk all things Pittsburgh Pirates as OPENING DAY looms

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The Buccocast 9: #ExtensionSZN?

March 22nd, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 8: Moran, Kang, and Gonzalez have roles set

March 18th, 2019


In a special bonus RAPID REACTION edition of The Buccocast, host Jason Rollison reacts to the news coming out of Pirates’ Spring Training today …

The Buccocast 7: Josh Taylor talks Cole Tucker, In or Out, Life of Pablo & More

March 14th, 2019


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.

The Buccocast 6: Talking pitching with @Pitchingninja

March 6th, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 5: The Fifth Starter Debate

February 27th, 2019


In episode 5 of The Buccocast, host Jason Rollison is flying solo, talking all things Pittsburgh Pirates, with a particular focus on the fifth …

The Buccocast 4: Nubyjas Wilborn of the Post-Gazette

February 21st, 2019


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!

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The Buccocast 3: Talking INF and P

February 14th, 2019


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 …

The Buccocast 2: The Melk Man Rapid Reaction

February 11th, 2019


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 Buccocast 1 - Josh Taylor of 93.7 The Fan joins TBC

February 8th, 2019


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 …

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