Monday, September 15, 2014

Off day

Bucs are off today, so should be able to get in extra bunting practice. Meanwhile, White Flag Vogelsong starts for the Giants, who are 3 games up for the first wild card slot.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Game 149: Cubs at Pirates

Turner and Volquez starting soon.

At 78-70, the Pirates are 3.5 back of the Cardinals and up 1.5 over the slumping Brewers. If the season ended today, the Pirates would be the last playoff seed.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Game 148: Cubs at Pirates

Locke takes on Doubront and the hapless Cubs tonight. Magic number still at 2.5.

Skyblast w/ Lynyrd Skynyrd after the W.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Game 147: Cubs at Pirates

Cole and the PBC are up 6-3 in the sixth against the hapless stone-handed Cubs. Already untucked.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

NFL Week 2: Steelers at Ravens

No elevator jokes will be made the Steelers win at football.

Game 146: Pirates at Phillies

Frankie takes on Mr. STFD Shaving-Cream-Pie-in-Your-Face You'll-Bunt-Your-Eye-Out, starting soon. Meanwhile, Petey is out for the season with a broken foot. No word on laundry cart damage.

The Cards lost earlier today, so PBC magic number is 2.5

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Game 145: Pirates at Phillies

The Vanimal and the PBC take an early 2-0 lead in the first vs. Jerome Williams, whoever that is.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Game 144: Pirates at Phillies

PBC down 4-3 in the eighth as they prepare for a dramatic comeback win.

Monday, September 08, 2014

Game 143: Pirates at Phillies

Locke and Kendrick soon.

Pirates are 4.5 back of St. Louis.

Game 142: Pirates at Cubs

Gerrit Cole went yard and the PBC opened a 19-hit can of whoopass on the hapless Cubs today. Magic number at 4.5.

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Game 141: Pirates at Cubs

Yesterday's continuation is underway, tied at 3 in the 7th.

After that, Doubront and Liriano with the playoffs on the line.

Friday, September 05, 2014

Game 140: Pirates at Cubs

Feeling surly and out of sorts this afternoon, lounging about in a lawn chair outside the beer fort, ready to take in a day game after a week of frustratingly meaningless exhibition games.

All-Worldly and Wada will be the starters.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Game 139: Pirates at Cardinals

Volquez and Miller underway, scoreless in the fifth. Magic number back up to 4.

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Game 135: Reds at Pirates

The Pirates continue to round into WS Champion form at just the right time, like the professionals they are.

Looks like the hapless Reds are starting Randall Simon. That says everything you need to know about the Cincinnati team. He'll square off with future WS MVP Vance Worley.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Game 134: Reds at Pirates

Free T-Shirt Night! Leake and Volquez start at seven. The Bucs' magic number to clinch the pennant is 4.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Game 133: Cardinals at Pirates

Locke and Wainwright underway. Bucs are up 2-1 in the third after IFD went yard again. Bickle just bunted the bases loaded. Prepare to untuck.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Off day

The World-Series-Bound PBC had the day off today. Perhaps the time wasted on a meaningless split squad scrimmage could have been better used on extra bunting practice. Real games and pennant race starts up again tomorrow.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Game 130: Pirates at Brewers

Future WS MVP Vance Worley starts against Mike Fiers, who has also been throwing up some postseason-worthy starts. Game on shortly. Been untucked all weekend.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Game 129: Pirates at Brewers

Peralta and Volquez underway with Petey playing first base. Bucs need another win as I'm still untucked from last night.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Game 128: Pirates at Brewers

Gallardo and Locke starting soon. This game will be featured heavily on the 2014 PBC World Champions DVD as one of the turning points to the pennant. Already untucked.