3:50 PM EST, Tue January 19, 2021
Rum Bunter 1 hour ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Quinn Priester A Name to Watch

As prospect season has come around, various outlets are releasing their team, position, and top 100 rankings.  MLB Pipeline has a Pirates right-handed starter as a name to watch. All off season, Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Quinn Priester has seen praise and has been mentioned as a prospect to watch out for in 2021.  It started […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Quinn Priester A Name to Watch - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
PensBurgh 3 hours ago
Casey DeSmith to start in net vs. Capitals

Casey DeSmith to start in net vs. Capitals

Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via It will be the second straight start for the Penguins goaltender. For the second game in a row, Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith is getting the nod as the starting goaltender vs. the Washington Capitals. Casey DeSmith will start in net tonight vs. Washington. pic.twitter.com/hiWq3BurXR— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) January 19, 2021 DeSmith got the start in goal during Sunday’s matinee game against the Capitals, coming away with the win in the 4-3 shootout victory. He made 20 saves on 23 shots in the team’s first win of the...
Rum Bunter 5 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Bidding Adieu and Saying Thank You to Joe Msugrove

The rebuild of the Pittsburgh Pirates, led by General Manager Ben Cherington, continued on Monday night. The move made on Monday that continued this rebuild was the Pirates trading starting pitcher Joe Musgrove to the San Diego Padres in a three team trade with the New York Mets. In return, the Pirates received five players. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Bidding Adieu and Saying Thank You to Joe Msugrove - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Behind the Steel Curtain 6 hours ago
Pittsburgh Steelers 2021 Team Needs 1.0

Pittsburgh Steelers 2021 Team Needs 1.0

Photo by Ian Johnson/Icon Sportswire via It is the offseason, which means it is time to identify the Steelers’ team needs heading into the new league year. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2020 season is officially over, and that means the offseason has officially begun. When the offseason begins, fans start to look ahead, and rightfully so. They look at NFL Free Agency, both players who could be coming and going, as well as the NFL Draft. Regardless of free agency or the draft, the discussion always stems from team needs for the black and gold. Everyone has their own...
Rum Bunter 6 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Grading the Joe Musgrove Trade

On Monday evening Ben Cherington and the Pittsburgh Pirates made their second big trade of the offseason. After trading Josh Bell to the Washington Nationals on Christmas Eve, Monday evening the Bucs sent starter Joe Musgrove to the San Diego Padres as part of a three team trade. In return for Musgrove the Pittsburgh Pirates […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Grading the Joe Musgrove Trade - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 7 hours ago

Rum Bunter Radio Episode 37: The Pittsburgh Pirates Go International

“Wait a minute, he’s only 16 years old?!” There’s a good chance, if you’re a fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the headline that broke Friday containing news the team would be signing outfield prospect Shalin Polanco, got you out of your chair. The reaction, although, came with mixed results. Most kids haven’t even applied to […] Rum Bunter Radio Episode 37: The Pittsburgh Pirates Go International - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
PensBurgh 7 hours ago
Game 4 Preview: Washington Capitals @ Pittsburgh Penguins 1/19/2021: lines, how to watch

Game 4 Preview: Washington Capitals @ Pittsburgh Penguins 1/19/2021: lines, how to watch

Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via The Pens and Caps lock horns for a second time Who: Washington Capitals (2-0-1, 5 points, 1st place Eastern Division) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1-2-0, 2 points, t-6th place in the Eastern Division) When: 7:00 p.m. eastern How to Watch: AT&T Sportsnet in Pittsburgh, NBCSports-Washington in DC, nationally the game is on NBCSN in America and Sportsnet in Canada Opponent Track: After tonight, the Capitals go home for their first home games of the season; two against Buffalo starting on Friday and then they’ll welcome the NY Islanders and Boston...
Still Curtain 8 hours ago

What will the Steelers offense look like under Matt Canada?

With the rampant speculation that the Steelers will promote Matt Canada, our current QB coach, to the recently vacated Offensive Coordinator position, my initial thought was this: What will the offense look like if Canada is, in fact, promoted? If it does come to fruition that Canada will ascend to the Offensive Coordinator role, you […] What will the Steelers offense look like under Matt Canada? - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Rum Bunter 8 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Their Best Pitching Prospects

The Pittsburgh Pirates have built their farmsystem up through pitching, so who is the team’s best pitching prospect? Since taking over as the general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Ben Cherington has added a ton of pitching prospects to the farm system. His first big trade involved him acquiring a high school pitcher who was […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Their Best Pitching Prospects - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Still Curtain 9 hours ago

Roster breakdown: Pittsburgh Steelers 2021 offensive line

The Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line displayed as poor of a group effort as we have seen in the trenches since Big Ben first entered the league.  However, with the cap situation, the Steelers have their hands tied in terms of fixing the biggest issues on the roster. So we really have to take a look […] Roster breakdown: Pittsburgh Steelers 2021 offensive line - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
PensBurgh 9 hours ago
Pens Points: Play It Again

Pens Points: Play It Again

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Penguins may be adding a familiar face to tonight’s game, there looks to be interest in acquiring another player, and Juuso Riikola is showing his value. All that and more in today’s Pens Points! Here are your Pens Points for this Tuesday morning... The Pittsburgh Penguins head into tonight’s bout against the Washington Capitals with a 1-2-0 record, and a handful of inconsistencies that have plagued them to begin the season. It is not all doom and gloom, however, as Kasperi Kapanen practiced with the team yesterday and is...
Behind the Steel Curtain 10 hours ago
Podcast: Where do the Steelers go from here?

Podcast: Where do the Steelers go from here?

In the latest podcast on the BTSC family of podcasts, we talk about some burning topics surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers and their plan for 2021. The Steelers ended the 2020 season in a rough way. But with salary cap peril, a major change with the assistant coaching staff and Ben Roethlisberger returning...it’s up in the air what the Steelers do next. So, just where do they go from here? Join BTSC Deputy Editor Michael Beck on the latest edition of The Live Mike as he helps Steeler Nation navigate through 2021. Check out the rundown of the show: News and Notes What’s...
Rum Bunter 20 hours ago

BREAKING: Pittsburgh Pirates Trade Joe Musgrove to San Diego Padres

For quite some time now the Pittsburgh Pirates trading Joe Musgrove has appeared to be a question of when not if. Well, when has finally arrived. On Monday evening, the Pittsburgh Pirates traded Musgrove to the San Diego Padres. Musgrove will join a loaded Padres’ starting rotation. The news was first broken on Twitter by […] BREAKING: Pittsburgh Pirates Trade Joe Musgrove to San Diego Padres - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
PensBurgh 21 hours ago
Kasperi Kapanen gearing up to make season debut Tuesday

Kasperi Kapanen gearing up to make season debut Tuesday

Pittsburgh Penguins The Pens’ newest addition took part in his first practice on Monday After getting a final clearance in the form of a fourth negative COVID test on Sunday, Kasperi Kapanen skated on his own just before the rest of his new team played a game against the Capitals. It looks like that will be the last time that Kapanen won’t be available to the Penguins due to his ended work visa and quarantine saga. Kapanen wasn’t able to make it into Pittsburgh from his native Finland until last week, due to securing the proper paperwork. “Around October, [the...
Still Curtain 21 hours ago

Did Steelers promote Matt Canada to OC for all the wrong reasons?

The Pittsburgh Steelers promoted Matt Canada to offensive coordinator, but here’s why they may have done so with the wrong motive.  When the Steelers hired former Maryland coach, Matt Canada, last offseason, he was supposed to help add more creativity to the offense. During his time in Maryland, he was largely responsible for running an […] Did Steelers promote Matt Canada to OC for all the wrong reasons? - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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