Wednesday, October 01, 2014

NL Wild Card Game: Giants at Pirates

The games begin tonight. The Beer Fort is ready. We have extra black-and-gold bunting, extra black IPAs, and we cleared a little spot on the wall for a new glorious picture.

"Mad" Bumgamer and likely WS MVP Edinson Volquez get the start. Game on at 8.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Game 162: Pirates at Reds

Cole and Cueto underway, tied 1-1 in the 5th. Strong PENNANT smell still wafting into the Beer Fort's windows.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Friday, September 26, 2014

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Game 159: Pirates at Brewers

Volquez and Hale underway. Bickle just went yard to put the PBC up 1-0 in the first. Smell of PENNANT wafting into the Beer Fort windows.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Game 158: Pirates at Braves

Locke and Teheran underway. The Bucs have generously spotted the Braves 4 runs to make the late-inning comeback more entertaining.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Game 157: Pirates at Braves

Cole and Wood starting soon with the Division and Playoffs on the line.

Magic number down to 2.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Game 156: Pirates at Braves

Liriano battles the Harangutan, starting soon.

The hapless Braves fired their general manager this morning, apparently for not caring about winning or the PLAYOFFS.

PBC magic number is 3.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Game 154: Brewers at Pirates

I will prolly do a half-assed half-tuck in time for the national anthem.

Large beer party ongoing at beer fort. Clearing spots on the wall for new framed photos.

Garza and Volquez.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Game 153: Brewers at Pirates

Locke and Gallardo starting soon with the Playoffs on the line. The raucous Beer Fort masses are all preparing to untuck.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Game 152: Red Sox at Pirates

Cole and Workman starting soon. Does the cheapskate owner of the hapless Bosox even care about winning?

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Game 151: Red Sox at Pirates

As the Brewers and the Cardinals mangle one another, the surging Pirates continue a home series against the hapless, mismanaged, small-market Boston Red Sox. I almost feel sorry for the fans of this team.

Taylor Bucholz will start opposite playoff ace Francisco Liriano.

Playoff tickets on sale tomorrow morning.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Game 150: Red Sox at Pirates

Martay Partay in the 6th with the Bucs up 3-0 and the Playoffs on the line.

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.