7:15 PM EST, Tue January 19, 2021
Rum Bunter 5 hours 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
Rum Bunter 9 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
Rum Bunter 10 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 11 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
Rum Bunter 12 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
Rum Bunter Jan 18, 2021

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
Finally healthy, Kyle Crick focused on rediscovering form, fastball

Finally healthy, Kyle Crick focused on rediscovering form, fastball

Kyle Crick had a 2020 season he’d rather forget. But he does feel like a bounce-back — especially with his fastball — is ahead.
Rum Bunter Jan 18, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Baseball America Releases Their Top 100

It is prospect season across various websites, with only about a month left until Spring Training.  What do the Pittsburgh Pirates rankings look like? As a small market team, the Pittsburgh Pirates need to have a good prospect development pipeline to fill in holes on their team.  Over the years, the organization has seen a […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Baseball America Releases Their Top 100 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 18, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: 2021 Make or Break Season for Kyle Crick

In January of 2018 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded the face of their franchise – Andrew McCutchen – to the San Francisco Giants. In return the Bucs acquired outfielder Bryan Reynolds, who has become a key piece of the organization’s new core, as well as reliever Kyle Crick. Crick quickly made an imapct with the Pittsburgh […] Pittsburgh Pirates: 2021 Make or Break Season for Kyle Crick - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 18, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Four Low Cost High Reward Free Agent Targets

With the start of Spring Training, hopefully, less than a month away, the Pittsburgh Pirates still have roster spots to fill. There are four low risk, potential high reward free agents still available the Pirates could pursue to fill these spots. While the trade market has been very active, the free agent market has been […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Four Low Cost High Reward Free Agent Targets - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 17, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Checking in on Prospects Playing in Australia

Every offseason there are MLB players and prospects that play in winter leagues for various reasons. This offseason the Pittsburgh Pirates have players playing in the traditional winter leagues in Venezuela and the Dominican Republic. However, they also have three prospects playing in the Australian Baseball League. When players play winter ball it could be […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Checking in on Prospects Playing in Australia - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 17, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Adam Frazier’s Current Trade Market

The trade market continues to change as the offseason trucks along. This will impact the Pittsburgh Pirates and second baseman Adam Frazier. With so many middle infielders on the roster, including the recent addition of Wilmer Difo, Frazier looks like he is the odd man out given his two years of control remaining. It is unlikely […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Adam Frazier’s Current Trade Market - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 16, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Joe Musgrove’s Arbitration & Trade Value

It has been discussed ad nauseum this offseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates are looking to trade starting pitcher Joe Musgrove. Musgrove remains under team control through the 2022 season and it is unlikely that the Pirates will truly be contenders again during that window. Due to this, trading Musgrove makes a world of sense for the Bucs. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Joe Musgrove’s Arbitration & Trade Value - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 16, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: A Look At Infield Prospect Rodolfo Castro

The Pittsburgh Pirates second base job is a bit up in the air. Sure, as of now, back-to-back Gold Glove Award finalist Adam Frazier remains on the roster at second base. However, all signs point toward Frazier being traded this offseason. If Frazier is traded, this would leave Phillip Evans, Kevin Newman, Cole Tucker and […] Pittsburgh Pirates: A Look At Infield Prospect Rodolfo Castro - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 16, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Recapping Day One of International Signing Period

International free agency opened up Friday morning at 9:00 AM EST. There were few teams in baseball more active than the Pittsburgh Pirates, who made a huge splash in the first few minutes. The Pirates started off the morning by signing Shalin Polanco for $2.35 million right off the bat. Shalin was ranked the 8th […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Recapping Day One of International Signing Period - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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