4:11 PM EDT, Wed May 23, 2018
Rum Bunter May 20, 2018

Josh Bell’s Bat Has Come to Life in May

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ clean up hitter has come to life this month After hitting a National League switch hitting rookie record 26 home runs in 2017, the bar was set high for Josh Bell entering 2018. Bell was going to be looked upon to be the big power threat in the middle of the Pirate […] Josh Bell’s Bat Has Come to Life in May - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Josh Bell drives in winning run; Pirates finish sweep vs. White Sox

Two Sundays ago, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said Edgar Santana had assumed the role of a sixth-inning bridge to Michael Feliz.

For Josh Bell, a balance of patience and creativity

WASHINGTON — As the Pirates try to help Josh Bell ease out of his slump, they are attempting to balance his creativity in the box with their desire for some consistency.

Pirates Player News

  • 1

    Jameson Taillon

    Jameson Taillon gives up grand slam in Pirates' 7-2 loss to Reds

  • Nick Kingham

    Nick Kingham Needs a Permanent Spot in the Pirate Starting Rotation

  • Starling Marte

    Starling Marte placed on DL; Pirates make Austin Meadows call-up official

  • Chad Kuhl

    The Pirates' best defender so far? Corey Dickerson.

  • Trevor Williams

    Pirates and Trevor Williams stifle White Sox, 7-0

  • Josh Harrison

    Pirates activate Josh Harrison, send Nick Kingham to the minors

  • Ivan Nova

    Pirates' winning streak ends at three after 3-2 loss to Padres

  • Gregory Polanco

    Padres notes: Yates' ankle; Jankowski's streak; pitchers at the plate

  • Francisco Cervelli

    Francisco Cervelli on Diego Maradona's support for Nicolas Maduro: 'It's just a shame'

  • Corey Dickerson

    The Pirates' best defender so far? Corey Dickerson.