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Rum Bunter 16 mins ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Previewing Adam Frazier’s Trade Deadline Value

Second baseman Adam Frazier has long been talked about as a piece to be moved. This year’s deadline could be the time for the Pittsburgh Pirates to trade him. Adam Frazier Has Long talked about as one of the top trade pieces for the Pittsburgh Pirates. It’s a bit surprising that he was still in […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Previewing Adam Frazier’s Trade Deadline Value - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 12 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Signs Pitcher Henderson Alvarez

According to reports, the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed right-handed pitcher and 2014 National League All-Star Henderson Alvarez. Injuries have completley ravaged the Pittsburgh Pirates pitching staff this year. Plus with many of their starters struggling, the arms that are healthy in their bullpen have been overworked and taxed for more innings than they probably should be […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Signs Pitcher Henderson Alvarez - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 13 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Bats Go Silent as the Tigers Sweep at PNC Park

After two straight games filled with plenty of runs, the series finale between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Detroit Tigers was all about the guys on the bump.  The Pittsburgh Pirates continue to fall on hard times as they were swept by the Detroit Tigers at PNC Park over the weekend. Pittsburgh lost by a final score of 2-1 on Sunday […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Bats Go Silent as the Tigers Sweep at PNC Park - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 15 hours ago
Pirates sign pitcher Henderson Alvarez, pending physical

Pirates sign pitcher Henderson Alvarez, pending physical

The move is somewhat expected, as the Pirates need all the pitching they can get right now.
Rum Bunter 18 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Makes Flurry of Roster Moves

After a rough collison with outfielder Gregory Polanco yesterday, utility man Phillip Evans will now miss the rest of the 2020 season. In his place, the Pittsburgh Pirates will recall Jose Osuna and pitcher Brandon Waddell. So far, this season hasn’t much worse than many would have thought. While no one really thought the Pittsburgh […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Makes Flurry of Roster Moves - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 21 hours ago
Sources: Broken jaw likely to sideline Phillip Evans for year

Sources: Broken jaw likely to sideline Phillip Evans for year

With Phillip Evans injured, the Pirates are bringing back Jose Osuna. Brandon Waddell is coming from Altoona, too.
Rum Bunter 23 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Chris Stratton is Turning into a Hidden Gem

After being designated for assignment by the Angels last May, the Pittsburgh Pirates traded for Chris Stratton who’s been a nice diamond in the rough find for the team. On May 7th, 2019, right handed pitcher Chris Stratton was designated for assignment by the Los Angeles Angels. He was then traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Chris Stratton is Turning into a Hidden Gem - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Aug 8, 2020

Pirates Pitching Drop Double Digit Runs Again In Second Straight Loss

Despite the bats showing up for a third straight day, The Pittsburgh Pirates’ pitching imploded yet again, leaving the Pirates with an 11-5 loss vs the Detroit Tigers.   After a rough 11th inning loss last night vs the Detroit Tigers, the Pirates played the second game of a three game series vs the Tigers […] Pirates Pitching Drop Double Digit Runs Again In Second Straight Loss - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pirates GM Ben Cherington talks results, observations and the trade deadline

Pirates GM Ben Cherington talks results, observations and the trade deadline

Winning and learning are two things Ben Cherington has been focusing on with the Pirates. He believes they can happen at the same time.
Rum Bunter Aug 8, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Upcoming Series Against the Cardinals Likely to be Canceled

It appears the COVID-19 pandemic is about to impact the Pittsburgh Pirates in a big way as their upcoming series against the St. Louis Cardinals is unlikely to be played Really, this should come as no surprise. But according to Mark Saxon of The Athletic, the Pittsburgh Pirates upcoming series against the St. Louis Cardinals […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Upcoming Series Against the Cardinals Likely to be Canceled - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Aug 8, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Bullpen Leaders without Nick Burdi

The Pittsburgh Pirates lost their best reliever this past week for the season.  Who are the statcast leaders in the bullpen now? Things have gotten off to a rough start for the Pittsburgh Pirates pitching staff.  Entering the 2020 season, many expected the pitching staff not to be great, but there were some intriguing arms […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Bullpen Leaders without Nick Burdi - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pirates option Miguel Del Pozo to Altoona; select Nick Mears

Pirates option Miguel Del Pozo to Altoona; select Nick Mears

The Pirates on Saturday exchanged relievers, sending out the struggling Miguel Del Pozo and bringing in Nick Mears.
Rum Bunter Aug 8, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Erik Gonzalez is Murdering the Baseball

Through the first 14 games of the 2020 season, few players have been a bigger pleasant surprise than infielder Erik Gonzalez When former general manager Neal Huntington traded for Erik Gonzalez in November 2018, he said that his scouts were ‘pounding the table’ for the Pittsburgh Pirates to acquire Gonzalez. After struggling an injury shortened […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Erik Gonzalez is Murdering the Baseball - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Aug 8, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Projecting the Team’s 2023 Line Up

By 2023, most of the Pittsburgh Pirates top prospects will be ready to see some major league action. So, what could their line up look like a few years down the road? In a couple of years, the Pittsburgh Pirates could have a really deep line up. One that includes multiple all-stars, and even some […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Projecting the Team’s 2023 Line Up - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Aug 7, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Miserable Season for the Bullpen Continues in Loss

On Friday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates welcomed the Detroit Tigers to PNC Park for the first game of a three-game weekend Interleague series. The Pittsburgh Pirates continue to suffer from a struggling bullpen. This was the case once again on Friday night as the bullpen was the reason the team lost a wild 17-13 extra […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Miserable Season for the Bullpen Continues in Loss - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pirates Player News

  • 2 Phillip Evans

    Phillip Evans

    Sources: Broken jaw likely to sideline Phillip Evans for year

  • 2 Jose Osuna

    Jose Osuna

    Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Makes Flurry of Roster Moves

  • 1 Gregory Polanco

    Gregory Polanco

    Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Makes Flurry of Roster Moves

  • 1 Adam Frazier

    Adam Frazier

    Pittsburgh Pirates: Previewing Adam Frazier’s Trade Deadline Value

  • 1 Steven Brault

    Steven Brault

    GameThread: Tigers vs. Pirates, 1:35

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