2:08 AM EST, Wed November 30, 2022
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 10 hours ago
New first baseman Carlos Santana eager to have unique impact on Pirates’ young clubhouse

New first baseman Carlos Santana eager to have unique impact on Pirates’ young clubhouse

Carlos Santana passed his physical and met with the media on Tuesday. His over-arching message was one of dancing and having fun.
Rum Bunter 13 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Team Considering Jose Quintana, Again

The Pittsburgh Pirates need to upgrade their starting rotation.  It appears they are looking to add a veteran through free agency. It has been an interesting offseason for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Just yesterday alone was an interesting day for the Organization.  The Team has been plenty active this offseason, but there are still several moves […] Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Team Considering Jose Quintana, Again - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter 20 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Free Agent Targets at Three Positions of Need

The Pittsburgh Pirates still have holes to fill, and in order to fill those holes, should target these nine free agents The Pittsburgh Pirates are not a complete team. They have plenty of top prospects coming up through the minor league system that could help complete the team, but they should still target some free […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Free Agent Targets at Three Positions of Need - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Nov 28, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: What May Be Sparking Interest in Kyle Gibson

The Pittsburgh Pirates are reportedly interested in free agent pitcher Kyle Gibson. What could be sparking their interest in the veteran righty? Kyle Gibson has been identified as a pitcher the Pittsburgh Pirates have heavily looked into. The right-hander was also considered a free-agent target for the Bucs here on Rum Bunter earlier this fall. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: What May Be Sparking Interest in Kyle Gibson - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Nov 28, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Kyle Gibson on the Radar?

The Pittsburgh Pirates have a very young pitching staff.  The team could look to add a veteran starting pitcher this off-season. It is officially hot stove season, which means deals are going to start getting done!  The Pittsburgh Pirates have been very active already this offseason.   However, most of their moves have been filling holes […] Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Kyle Gibson on the Radar? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Nov 28, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates 2023 Breakout Candidate: Ji Hwan Bae

Looking ahead to the 2023 season, there are few players who have a higher chance at putting together a breakout campaign with the Pittsburgh Pirates than Ji Hwan Bae During the 2022 season there were few Pittsburgh Pirates prospects that fans spent more time clamoring for than Ji Hwan Bae. In September Bae finally got […] Pittsburgh Pirates 2023 Breakout Candidate: Ji Hwan Bae - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Analysis: With first base situation addressed, Pirates should now shift focus to starting pitching

Analysis: With first base situation addressed, Pirates should now shift focus to starting pitching

The Pirates seemingly shored up first base. Now what? GM Ben Cherington would like to add to the starting rotation, and he has options.
Rum Bunter Nov 28, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: First Base Addressed, Now What?

The Pittsburgh Pirates seem to be trying to improve their lineup for the 2023 season.  What position should they upgrade next? Entering the 2022-2023 offseason, fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates were hoping that the team would address the first base position. It was the weakest spot in the lineup for the team and has been […] Pittsburgh Pirates: First Base Addressed, Now What? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Nov 28, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Outfielder A.J. Pollock

The Pittsburgh Pirates could benefit from a proven right-handed outfielder, and left-handed crusher AJ Pollock could fill that role. The Pittsburgh Pirates have a ton of left-handed hitting outfielders. Just on the 40-man roster alone, there’s Jack Suwinski, Cal Mitchell, Canaan Smith-Njigba, Travis Swaggerty, Tucupita Marcano, and Ji-Hwan Bae. The only non-lefty hitters the Pirates […] Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Outfielder A.J. Pollock - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Nov 28, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: Taking Stock of Teenage Prospects

The Pittsburgh Pirates have plenty of low-level teenage prospects, but who are all their ranked teen prospects in the system? Most of the time, teenage professional baseball players are a handful of years off from the major leagues. You’ll occasionally get a Bryce Harper, Juan Soto, or Alex Rodriguez who light up major league pitching […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Taking Stock of Teenage Prospects - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Nov 27, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Mike Clevinger

With the Pittsburgh Pirates looking for starting pitching help this offseason, Mike Clevinger could be a pitcher they target with a multi-year contract As the old saying goes, you’re only as good as your next day’s starting pitcher. While the Pittsburgh Pirates have the foundation in place to have an improve starting rotation in 2023, […] Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Mike Clevinger - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Nov 27, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: Best Defensive First Baseman in Franchise History

The Pittsburgh Pirates haven’t had a good defensive first baseman in a long time, but who is the franchise’s best? The Pittsburgh Pirates have had trouble finding a good and consistent first baseman for a while now. First base is a position where you can get away with mediocre defense. There’s not much difference between […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Best Defensive First Baseman in Franchise History - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Nov 27, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: Left-Handed Bullpen Free Agent Options

The Pittsburgh Pirates need left-handed bullpen help, but what kind of options do the Bucs have avaiable to them? The Pittsburgh Pirates have zero left-handed pitchers on their 40-man roster. After letting Manny Banuelos hit free agency, they are left with no options, either out of the bullpen or out of the rotation. Internal options […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Left-Handed Bullpen Free Agent Options - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Nov 26, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: Looking at Carlos Santana’s Career So Far

The Pittsburgh Pirates made a splashy move on Friday by acquiring a proven first baseman.  So what has he done up until this point of his career? The Pittsburgh Pirates have been one of the more active teams this off-season.  The Front Office is clearly trying to put a better product on the field for […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Looking at Carlos Santana’s Career So Far - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Nov 26, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: Options to Come Off 40-Man Roster for Carlos Santana

Now that the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed veteran first baseman Carlos Santana, who are some options to come off the 40-man roster to make room for the veteran switch-hitter? General manager Ben Cherington and the Pittsburgh Pirates have been busy addressing the first position this offseason. After trading for Ji-Man Choi and claiming Lewin Diaz […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Options to Come Off 40-Man Roster for Carlos Santana - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community

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