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Rum Bunter 16 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Can Erik Gonzalez Be the Answer at Shortstop?

Earlier this offseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates made a 5-player trade with the Cleveland Indians. This was one of their major moves so far this offseason. The Pittsburgh Pirates and Cleveland Indians made a multiplayer trade this offseason. The Bucs sent MLB role players OF Jordan Luplow and infielder Max Moroff to the Tribe while receiving […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Can Erik Gonzalez Be the Answer at Shortstop? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 16 hours ago

Do Not Overlook Keone Kela For The 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates

When thinking about the Pittsburgh Pirates bullpen in 2019, do not overlook their dominant setup man During last July’s non-waiver trade deadline no team was more active than the Pittsburgh Pirates. By adding starting pitcher Chris Archer and reliever Keone Kela the Bucs added two of the best pitchers available at the deadline. They also […] Do Not Overlook Keone Kela For The 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 20, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: There are Still More Issues with the Payroll

The Pittsburgh Pirates payroll is always a hot topic of conversation, especially during the offseason.  The organization once again seems to no to be spending. Bob Nutting is the name of the least favorite person in Pittsburgh.  Why?  Simple, he is the owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the shot caller, the wallet of the team. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: There are Still More Issues with the Payroll - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 19, 2019

More Honors for Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Ke’Bryan Hayes

The Pittsburgh Pirates have one of the best third base prospects in baseball.  However, it’s not just his potential offense that scouts like. The Pittsburgh Pirates selected Ke’Bryan Hayes during the Compensation Round of the 2014 MLB June Amateur Draft.  At the time he was considered one of the last rising prospects that teams started to […] More Honors for Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Ke’Bryan Hayes - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 19, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Wade Miley

Could a veteran left-handed pitcher who spent 2018 in the National League Central be a fit for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2019? In 24 days, pitchers and catchers will report to Bradenton. With this, Spring Training will be underway for the Pittsburgh Pirates. As Spring Training and the 2019 season approaches the team remains in […] Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Wade Miley - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 19, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Dario Agrazal Clears Waivers

The Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitching depth received a boost on Friday On January 11th, the Pittsburgh Pirates claimed pitcher Aaron Slegers off waivers from the Minnesota Twins. In order to make room for Slegers on the 40-man roster the Pirates designated pitching prospect Dario Agrazal for assignment. However, Agrazal will remain a part of the […] Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Dario Agrazal Clears Waivers - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Joel Hanrahan will join coaching staff at Class AA Altoona

Joel Hanrahan will join coaching staff at Class AA Altoona

Ex-Pirates pitcher coached at low-A West Virginia in 2018
Rum Bunter Jan 18, 2019

Could The Pittsburgh Pirates Be A Part Of The Sonny Gray Sweepstakes?

According to reports the New York Yankees are close to trading a starting pitcher, could the Pittsburgh Pirates be part of the sweepstakes? With less than a month to go until pitchers and catchers report to Bradenton, the Pittsburgh Pirates are still in search of a fifth starting pitcher. Jordan Lyles is an option, but […] Could The Pittsburgh Pirates Be A Part Of The Sonny Gray Sweepstakes? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 17, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Nick Ahmed Becoming Possible?

The Pittsburgh Pirates still have one glaring hole to fill this offseason.  Could it be filled by a player who was rumored earlier this offseason? Entering the offseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates had two glaring holes to fill, a temporary/fourth outfielder and a shortstop.  So far, the team has acquired their new outfielder in Lonnie Chisenhall, who they […] Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Nick Ahmed Becoming Possible? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 17, 2019

What Will 2019 Hold For Jose Osuna?

What could 2019 have in store for Jose Osuna? A week from Saturday the Pittsburgh Pirates will hold their first full squad workout at Bradenton. With this workout, Spring Training will be underway for the 2019 edition of the Pittsburgh Baseball Club. Each of the past two seasons INF/OF Jose Osuna has been the star […] What Will 2019 Hold For Jose Osuna? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 16, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Mailbag: January 16th, 2019

It is that time once again here at Rum Bunter, mailbag time! When can the Pittsburgh Pirates expect Gregory Polanco to be ready? Does Tony Sipp make sense as a free agent target? And more in this week’s mailbag. As always, thank you to everyone who submitted questions this week and participated. Now, let’s dive […] Pittsburgh Pirates Mailbag: January 16th, 2019 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 15, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Mitch Keller A Top Right-Handed Pitcher

With the offseason pushing towards spring training, prospect lists for the upcoming season have been trickling out.  A major site has posted their top right-handed pitching prospects. MLB Pipeline every season published a top 10 list for every position, splitting the pitchers into right-handed and left-handed pitchers, leading into their top 100 list and their […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Mitch Keller A Top Right-Handed Pitcher - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 15, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Tyler Eppler Goes Overseas

The Pittsburgh Pirates often try to find players in creative ways by going outside Major League Baseball to other countries.  They now have lost a prospect of their own. The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed numerous players during Neal Huntington’s tenure from overseas.  The biggest move they have made when finding key free agents in different leagues […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Tyler Eppler Goes Overseas - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pirates great Steve Blass to stop broadcasting after 2019 season

Pirates great Steve Blass to stop broadcasting after 2019 season

The 2019 season will mark the 60th year Steve Blass has spent has a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates and his 34th as part of the broadcast team.
Rum Bunter Jan 15, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: Interview with Prospect Michael Burrows

The next part of our series of Pittsburgh Pirates prospect interviews, we talk to a 2018 MLB Draft from Connecticut about his first year in the organization. Last year, the Pittsburgh Pirates drafted a young prep right handed-pitcher in the 11th round by the name of Michael Burrows.  Burrows was ranked as one of top prep pitching […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Interview with Prospect Michael Burrows - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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  • 1 Chris Archer

    Chris Archer

    Do Not Overlook Keone Kela For The 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates

  • 1 Keone Kela

    Keone Kela

    Do Not Overlook Keone Kela For The 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates

  • 1 Erik Gonzalez

    Erik Gonzalez

    Pittsburgh Pirates: Can Erik Gonzalez Be the Answer at Shortstop?

  • Aaron Slegers

    Aaron Slegers

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Dario Agrazal Clears Waivers

  • Francisco Cervelli

    Francisco Cervelli

    Could The Pittsburgh Pirates Catching Situation Hinge On Another Team’s Trade?

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