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Mets: Why you should be thankful we didn’t trade for Starling Marte

Many fans were upset with the lack of offseason moves made by the New York Mets. This is why you should actually be happy that Starling Marte was not one of them. Although this offseason has been a whole other level of hectic with the scandals and surprising trades, changes to the New York Mets […] Mets: Why you should be thankful we didn’t trade for Starling Marte - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Feb 17, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates Position Rundown: Centerfield

Centerfield was a position the Pittsburgh Pirates didn’t have to worry about for years. But after the Starling Marte trade, what does the future of the position hold? For the first time in over a decade, the Pittsburgh Pirates will enter 2020 with a not-so-pretty answer in center field. From 2009 to 2017, Andrew McCutchen […] Pittsburgh Pirates Position Rundown: Centerfield - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Feb 14, 2020

Jarrod Dyson Seems Unenthused to be on the Pittsburgh Pirates

Two days ago, the Pittsburgh Pirates made what very well could be their last notable move before Opening Day by bringing in outfielder Jarrod Dyson. It was a matter of time until the Pittsburgh Pirates brought in a new outfielder.  It has been speculated about since the trade that sent Starling Marte to Arizona.  The […] Jarrod Dyson Seems Unenthused to be on the Pittsburgh Pirates - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Feb 12, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Signs Outfielder Jarrod Dyson

The Pittsburgh Pirates have been looking for an outfielder for the better part of the last month.  Well, they finally have signed an outfielder. After trading away Starling Marte, the Pittsburgh Pirates were actively in the market looking for an outfielder.  The team was apparently looking at free-agent outfielders Billy Hamilton, Kevin Pillar, and Cameron […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Signs Outfielder Jarrod Dyson - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Feb 11, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Team Still Pursuing Kevin Pillar

It has been made known that the Pittsburgh Pirates are looking to add an everyday centerfielder to their roster.  Well, it sounds as if a deal could be close to getting done. After the Pittsburgh Pirates traded away centerfielder Starling Marte, it left a hole in the team’s outfield.  Yes, they signed outfielder Guillermo Heredia, […] Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Team Still Pursuing Kevin Pillar - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Feb 10, 2020

A Potential Trade to Address CF for the Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates are currently looking for a center fielder.  Let’s take a look at a potential trade to fill that void and add to the Pirates’ system. On January 27th, the Pittsburgh Pirates traded star center fielder Starling Marte to the Arizona Diamondbacks, creating a hole in center field. Since then, general manager Ben […] A Potential Trade to Address CF for the Pittsburgh Pirates - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Feb 9, 2020

Which Free Agent Center Fielders Could the Pittsburgh Pirates Still Pursue?

With Spring Training set to kick off this week the Pittsburgh Pirates are still in the market for help in center field. Who is still available for them to pursue on the free agent market? After an off-season of speculation, on January 27th, the Pittsburgh Pirates finally pulled the trigger on a Starling Marte trade. […] Which Free Agent Center Fielders Could the Pittsburgh Pirates Still Pursue? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Feb 8, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Team Misses out on Billy Hamilton

The Pittsburgh Pirates are searching the free-agent market for a starting centerfielder. One of their reported options came off the board yesterday. After the Pittsburgh Pirates traded centerfielder Starling Marte, it was assumed that Brian Reynolds will take the wheel on the centerfield job. However, new general manager Ben Cherington was very clear that he […] Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Team Misses out on Billy Hamilton - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Feb 6, 2020

Pirates Trade Candidates: Jackie Bradley Jr.

The Pirates need a centerfielder now that Starling Marte has been traded. This could be an opportunity to get a decent stopgap for Travis Swaggerty, and a high-ceiling prospect in the same deal. The Red Sox seem to be on the cutting payroll trend and look to be going through a partial rebuild. The trade […] Pirates Trade Candidates: Jackie Bradley Jr. - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Feb 5, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Signs an Outfield Prospect

The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired International Bonus slot money from the Arizona Diamondbacks in the Starling Marte trade.  The team used it to sign an outfield prospect. When the Pittsburgh Pirates traded outfielder Starling Marte to the Arizona Diamondbacks, it was viewed as a three player trade with some cash exchanging hands.  The Bucs sent $1.5 million […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Signs an Outfield Prospect - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Feb 3, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Indians had Interest in Starling Marte

Last week, the Pittsburgh Pirates made a blockbuster trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks.  However, it sounds like another team was also in the mix. Leading up to last week’s inevitable Starling Marte trade, it really seemed like the New York Mets were the team he would end up playing for in 2020.  The Pittsburgh Pirates […] Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Indians had Interest in Starling Marte - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Feb 2, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Could Adam Frazier Still be Moved?

The Pittsburgh Pirates have had a relatively slow offseason until the last week or so.  Could they still make one more headline-grabbing trade? Early in the offseason, it became rather clear that the Pittsburgh Pirates were going to trade outfielder Starling Marte.  During the Winter Meetings, it was one of the few rumors that came […] Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Could Adam Frazier Still be Moved? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Feb 2, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Brock Holt

The  Pittsburgh Pirates have some holes to fill after the Starling Marte trade. Plus without a multi-positional player, this player might fill in multiple gaps on the roster.   The Pittsburgh Pirates trading Starling Marte means that now a large hole is now open in the outfield. Not only that, but third base is also […] Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Brock Holt - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 30, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Team Looking at Free Agent Outfielders

After the Pittsburgh Pirates most recent trade with the Diamondbacks, they made it known they are seeking a new outfielder.  It looks like there are some free agents in play. Earlier this week, the Pittsburgh Pirates traded away starting centerfielder Starling Marte.  Marte has been a key contributor for the Pirates since 2012 and will […] Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Team Looking at Free Agent Outfielders - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SNY TV Jan 30, 2020

Mets said no to Starling Marte trade packages revolving around J.D. Davis, Brandon Nimmo, and prospects

The Mets had serious interest in making a Starling Marte trade with the Pirates work, but GM Brodie Van Wagenen had a strict line he wouldn't cross.

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