8:31 PM EDT, Mon October 26, 2020
Rum Bunter 4 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: A look at Blake Cederlind’s 2021 Potential

The Pittsburgh Pirates next top bullpen weapon made his debut in 2020.  Overall, he showed off his power stuff and what he could bring in 2021. Entering the 2020 season, there were a lot of reasons to be optimistic about the Pittsburgh Pirates bullpen.  While on the paper they were not going to catch a […] Pittsburgh Pirates: A look at Blake Cederlind’s 2021 Potential - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 8 hours ago
Jason Mackey's 20 Thoughts: Inside a trip to the Pirates' instructional league

Jason Mackey's 20 Thoughts: Inside a trip to the Pirates' instructional league

Given a unique opportunity, the Pirates have tried to maximize development during instructional league work at Pirate City.
Rum Bunter 11 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Nik Turley’s 2020 Season

When Nik Turley took the mound for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2020 it was his first time pitching in a professional game since 2017. Let’s examining the season that was for Turley and what his future could hold. For much of the 2020 season the bullpen was in flux for the Pittsburgh Pirates. One of […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Nik Turley’s 2020 Season - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 12 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Rum Bunter’s Top 10 Prospects

The Pittsburgh Pirates own a strong farm system. Here at Rum Bunter, we decided to rank who believe are the top 10 prospects in the organization entering the 2020 offseason. The Pittsburgh Pirates have a very strong farm system. FanGraphs currently ranks their farm sysytem as the 4th best in baseball. Per FanGraphs’s list, the […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Rum Bunter’s Top 10 Prospects - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 25, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates Need To Add Power To Their Farm System

Though the Pittsburgh Pirates have a strong prospect system, one thing they lack is power which is something they could work on this off season. The Pittsburgh Pirates have a handful of very notable position prospects. Ke’Bryan Hayes, who burst onto the scene this past September, currently ranks as a top 15 prospect. The defensively […] Pittsburgh Pirates Need To Add Power To Their Farm System - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 24, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Jacob Stallings Should Win the Gold Glove

After an elite defensive season in 2020 made him a finalists for the National League Gold Glove Award, Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Jacob Stallings deserves to win the award. Entering the 2020 season, Jacob Stallings was going to be a starting MLB catcher for the first time in his career. While it was a shortened season, […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Jacob Stallings Should Win the Gold Glove - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 24, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: 2020 Baseball Reference Simulation

When the season was put on hold in March, Baseball Reference started a simulated season on the simulation game Out Of The Park Baseball. This is what happened with the Pittsburgh Pirates. When the Pittsburgh Pirates and the rest of baseball shut down, and it was announced that we wouldn’t start baseball in the last […] Pittsburgh Pirates: 2020 Baseball Reference Simulation - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 23, 2020

Could The Blue Jays Be Interested In These Two Pirates Players?

Recently, the Blue Jays said they are looking into pitching and defensive minded players. These two Pirates players fit that bill.   Recently, the Toronto Blue Jays’ general manager Ross Atkins said that the team will focus on acquiring pieces to help their defense and pitching, specifically saying that “strike throwing” was one of the […] Could The Blue Jays Be Interested In These Two Pirates Players? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 23, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Two Pirates Nominated Gold Glove Finalists

Rawlings announced their Gold Glove finalists at all the positions throughout the MLB. The Pittsburgh Pirates have two finalists. Rawlings Baseball announced the Gold Glove finalists at every position for the National American League. Among their announcements, the Pittsburgh Pirates have two players have been nominated finalists for the defnesive award. Rawlings Gold Glove Award […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Two Pirates Nominated Gold Glove Finalists - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
One-on-one with Ben Cherington: Decisions loom for Pirates GM

One-on-one with Ben Cherington: Decisions loom for Pirates GM

With a maximum of five games left in the World Series, Ben Cherington will soon have to make a couple key roster decisions.
One-on-one with Ben Cherington: Can the Pirates function more like the Dodgers? Perhaps

One-on-one with Ben Cherington: Can the Pirates function more like the Dodgers? Perhaps

When general manager Ben Cherington watches the Dodgers, he sees several things that the Pirates can emulate. Yes, seriously.
Rum Bunter Oct 22, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Bench Coach Don Kelly Interview with Red Sox

The Pittsburgh Pirates have a bench coach who is gaining a lot of interest from teams looking to hire a new manager.  This includes another a big market team from the American League. Current Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Don Kelly has always been a popular person in the game of baseball.  Especially here in Pittsburgh, after […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Bench Coach Don Kelly Interview with Red Sox - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 22, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Adam Frazier’s 2020 Season & Trade Value

Second baseman Adam Fraizer struggled for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2020, and that could imapct his trade value this offseason. During the 2020 season many players struggled for the Pittsburgh Pirates. One of these players was second baseman Adam Frazier. But what went wrong for the left-handed hitting Frazier in 2020? Frazier hit for just […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Adam Frazier’s 2020 Season & Trade Value - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 22, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Four Potential Richard Rodriguez Trade Destinations

This offseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates could look to trade reliever Richard Rodriguez. Which teams could be interested in the right-handed reliever? Richard Rodriguez was the best relief pitcher the Pittsburgh Pirates had in 2020, and will enter the 2020-2021 offseason as a guy who might draw a decent amount of attention. Among the teams’ relief […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Four Potential Richard Rodriguez Trade Destinations - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 21, 2020

The Pittsburgh Pirates Passed on Clayton Kershaw in 2006

The Pittsburgh Pirates have had their fair share of problems drafting and developing players.  This was especially true back during the early 2000s. The Pittsburgh Pirates are not a very good team right now.  This past season was a tough year, the team finished with the worst record in the league, and they have been […] The Pittsburgh Pirates Passed on Clayton Kershaw in 2006 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pirates Player News

  • 1 Blake Cederlind

    Blake Cederlind

    Pittsburgh Pirates: A look at Blake Cederlind’s 2021 Potential

  • 1 Nik Turley

    Nik Turley

    Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Nik Turley’s 2020 Season

  • Richard Rodriguez

    Richard Rodriguez

    Pittsburgh Pirates: Four Potential Richard Rodriguez Trade Destinations

  • Josh Bell

    Josh Bell

    Pittsburgh Pirates: Reason For Optimism With Josh Bell

  • Joe Musgrove

    Joe Musgrove

    Pittsburgh Pirates: Six Potential Joe Musgrove Trade Partners

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