8:28 PM EST, Fri January 28, 2022
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 11 hours ago
For Pirates clubhouse manager, Bengals offer lesson in fan loyalty

For Pirates clubhouse manager, Bengals offer lesson in fan loyalty

Pirates equipment/clubhouse manager Scott Bonnett is a loyal Bengals fan who’s looking forward to Sunday’s AFC championship game.
Rum Bunter 12 hours ago

MLB Pipeline Projects Future Top 100 Prospect for Pittsburgh Pirates

With an eye to the future, MLB Pipeline projected a potential future top 100 prospect for each organization. Who did they identify for the Pittsburgh Pirates? In the world of baseball there is always plenty to talk about when it comes to prospects. Prospects and farm system are the lifeblood of any MLB organization, especially […] MLB Pipeline Projects Future Top 100 Prospect for Pittsburgh Pirates - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter 14 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Set for Notable Internal Roster Improvement

The 26-man roster of the Pittsburgh Pirates should see an improvement in 2022 from players within the organization already. The Pittsburgh Pirates should see improvement with their roster in 2022. So much so that I’d even make the bold prediction that they might even push for .500 record. With the amount of young talent coming […] Pittsburgh Pirates Set for Notable Internal Roster Improvement - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Gene Clines, part of Pirates' 1971 World Series winner and MLB's first all-minority lineup, dies at 75

Gene Clines, part of Pirates' 1971 World Series winner and MLB's first all-minority lineup, dies at 75

Clines, who played center field and hit second on the first all-minority team, was 75.
Rum Bunter Jan 27, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Appreciating Quinn Priester’s 2021 Season

Pittsburgh Pirates top pitching prospect Quinn Priester had a strong 2021 season at the High-A level and it may have been even more impressive than you realize Last year, Pittsburgh Pirates top pitching prospect Quinn Priester had a quality season with the organization’s High-A affiliate, the Greensboro Grasshoppers. In 97.2 innings, Priester had a 3.04 ERA, […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Appreciating Quinn Priester’s 2021 Season - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Jan 27, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: Starting Rotation Should Improve as 2022 Unfolds

While the current starting rotation for the Pittsburgh Pirates is nothing special it could see huge improvements as the 2022 season unfolds. The Pittsburgh Pirates current starting rotation doesn’t look all that strong. The 26-man roster has many inexperienced players, many of whom have talent but have yet to turn it into results—still, the chance […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Starting Rotation Should Improve as 2022 Unfolds - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Jan 26, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: New Regime More Aggressive in Prospect Promotions

The new regime of the Pittsburgh Pirates has been more aggressive in prospect promotions and this was evident last season One thing that many fans criticized the last Pittsburgh Pirates regime of was keeping prospects down too long. While there were a few instances of this, the new regime doesn’t seem to have this promotion. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: New Regime More Aggressive in Prospect Promotions - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Jan 26, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: Cal Mitchell Could be a 4th Outfielder Option

The Pittsburgh Pirates need outfield depth, which was shown last year.  The good news is they have some outfielders on the way. In the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft, the Pittsburgh Pirates used 2 of their top 4 selections on prep outfielders.  The first was Cal Mitchell, who the team selected 50th overall.  The outfielder […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Cal Mitchell Could be a 4th Outfielder Option - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jim Leyland rips decision to keep Barry Bonds out of Hall of Fame

Jim Leyland rips decision to keep Barry Bonds out of Hall of Fame

Former Pirates manager Jim Leyland was critical Wednesday of the decision to keep Barry Bonds out of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Callix Crabbe brings unique background, perspective to Pirates’ High-A affiliate

Callix Crabbe brings unique background, perspective to Pirates’ High-A affiliate

The Pirates took a chance by hiring Callix Crabbe to manage High-A Greensboro, but his unique background is worth a second look.
Rum Bunter Jan 26, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects 2022 Outlook: Jared Triolo

One of the more overlooked prospects in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system is infielder Jared Triolo who could be in store for a big 2022 season There are few prospects in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system who gets overlooked more often than Jared Triolo. This is despite Triolo having been the 72nd overall pick in […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects 2022 Outlook: Jared Triolo - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Jan 26, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Player to Watch at Each Level in 2022

Each of the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league team will have plenty of talent that will get looked over. Here is one player at every level that is worth keeping an eye on in 2022. The Pittsburgh Pirates farm system is rich with talent. Right now, they have 6-8 players you could easily argue they’re consensus […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Player to Watch at Each Level in 2022 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Jan 25, 2022

RB Radio Episode 74: Pittsburgh Pirates International Deals, and Lockout

  The gang is back! Baseball and the Pittsburgh Pirates well, not quite yet. In this second lockout episode of Rum Bunter Radio the Crew discusses a range of Pittsburgh Pirates topics from where the lockout currently stands, to the large haul of international signees from this past week. International players on some teams are […] RB Radio Episode 74: Pittsburgh Pirates International Deals, and Lockout - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Pirates announce changes to medical staff; on-field group remains unchanged

Pirates announce changes to medical staff; on-field group remains unchanged

The Pirates on Tuesday announced a few changes to their Allegheny Health Network medical staff.
Rum Bunter Jan 24, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: Team can Benefit from an Automated Strike Zone

The Pittsburgh Pirates have invested a lot of resources into their catching position. Could a rule change benefit them even more? The Pittsburgh Pirates were having a decently active offseason heading into the month of December.  However, Major League Baseball has been in a lockout since the beginning of December.  Teams and players have essentially […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Team can Benefit from an Automated Strike Zone - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community

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