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Pirates take first game of doubleheader against Brewers

The Pirates won the first game of a doubleheader against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, 2-1, thanks to first-inning home runs from Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco.
Rum Bunter Jul 13, 2018

Austin Meadows, Super 2, and Baseball Ethics

Austin Meadows was recalled earlier than expected, with Starling Marte‘s injury the Pirates called up their top position prospect in May.  However, he hasn’t played much of late and will likely be optioned at the break. Austin Meadows ranked as the Pirates number two prospect on all sites.  Since being drafted in 2013, he has […] Austin Meadows, Super 2, and Baseball Ethics - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Starling Marte's homer is the difference as Pirates take series from Nationals

Until the Pirates sat him for a few games during their recent West Coast road trip, Starling Marte had been struggling — especially against left-handed pitching. When asked on that trip what changed against lefties, Marte seemed exasperated.

Pirates top-10 prospects tracker: July 3-9, 2018

A look at how the Pirates’ top 10 prospects, according to Baseball America, fared in the past week:
Rum Bunter Jul 7, 2018

Two Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects To Play In MLB Futures Game

A pair of Pirate prospects will play in next week’s Major League Baseball Futures Game Part of Major League Baseball’s All-Star festivities each year is the MLB Futures Game. The Futures Game showcases some of the best prospects in baseball. The rosters for the Futures Game were announced on Friday, and two of the Pittsburgh […] Two Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects To Play In MLB Futures Game - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pirates minor league tracker: June 26-July 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES — A look at how the Pirates’ top 10 prospects, according to Baseball America, fared in the past week:

The Pirates are benching Starling Marte for a couple more games

LOS ANGELES — Manager Clint Hurdle plans to sit Starling Marte for at least two more games with the hopes of getting the center fielder back on track at the plate.

Starling Marte, Josh Bell move to 1-2 in Pirates lineup shuffle

NEW YORK — The Pirates lineup had not been released when the media met with manager Clint Hurdle on Monday afternoon, but Hurdle alluded to the possibility of adjustments aimed at the offense.
Rum Bunter Jun 18, 2018

Breaking Down The First Month Of Austin Meadows MLB Career

A month ago Austin Meadows made his much awaited Major League debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates and he has not disappointed On May 18th, the Pittsburgh Pirates promoted top hitting prospect Austin Meadows to the Major Leagues. When the move was made it was due to center fielder Starling Marte being placed on the disabled […] Breaking Down The First Month Of Austin Meadows MLB Career - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pirates Player News

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    Joe Musgrove

    Losing streak hits six games entering All-Star break as Brewers fall to Pirates in extras, 7-6

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    Josh Harrison

    Josh Harrison exits Pirates game

  • Starling Marte

    Pirates take first game of doubleheader against Brewers

  • Francisco Cervelli

    'It looks like he's been there,' Clint Hurdle says of Francisco Cervelli as possible first baseman

  • Chad Kuhl

    Pittsburgh Pirates News: Chad Kuhl Timetable for Return

  • Trevor Williams

    Marte lead Pirates to 2-0 victory over Nationals

  • Ivan Nova

    Offense absent again as Brewers drop first game of doubleheader, 2-1

  • Gregory Polanco

    Pirates take first game of doubleheader against Brewers

  • Jameson Taillon

    Jameson Taillon shows some fire in Pirates' 6-3 victory over Brewers

  • Corey Dickerson

    Corey Dickerson the latest player to lead off for the Pirates Monday against Nationals