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Pirates Breakdown 27 mins ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Podcast – CANNONBALLS Episode 9: The Sticky Wicket

Pittsburgh Pirates fans are no strangers to debate. It makes perfect sense, then, that PBD introduces its new debate show on PBD Radio. The Pittsburgh Pirates are a very polarizing club. Some of the ensuing debate circles around off-the-field issues – rightfully so – and still some swirls around the actual action we see for […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Podcast – CANNONBALLS Episode 9: The Sticky Wicket appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Pirates Breakdown 1 hour ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – A Tantalizing Glimpse

In our Daily Wake-Up Call, we get you ready for the day with a complete look at all things Pittsburgh Pirates. Yesterday, Pittsburgh Pirates fans were treated to a tantalizing glimpse of a potent offensive club. Was it a mirage? An anomaly? Or was it something else? Sponsored By You can get caught up on […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – A Tantalizing Glimpse appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Rum Bunter 5 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates road trip report card for week of May 22-25

Another Pittsburgh Pirates road trip is in the books. It was a brief one, as the Bucs were only away for one four-game series with the Atlanta Braves, but the trip did not lack in excitement, to say the least. The series started Monday night, where the Bucs fell 5-2, as neither Gerrit Cole nor the […] Pittsburgh Pirates road trip report card for week of May 22-25 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 17 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Earn Series Split In Atlanta

The Pittsburgh Pirates earned a series split with the Atlanta Braves on Thursday afternoon The Pittsburgh Pirates are now 22-26 this season. This comes after walloping the Atlanta Braves by a score of 9-4 on Thursday afternoon. With the victory, the Pirates split their 4 game series against the Braves at Suntrust Park. This series […] Pittsburgh Pirates Earn Series Split In Atlanta - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pirates Breakdown 18 hours ago

With Frazier and Harrison, the Pirates have the top of their lineup locked in

When a team is struggling offensively like the Pittsburgh Pirates have in 2017, a manager will try anything to tinker with the lineup to produce more runs.  Clint Hurdle may have found the answer, at least at the top of the lineup. Adam Frazier has been nothing short of dynamic this year at the top […] The post With Frazier and Harrison, the Pirates have the top of their lineup locked in appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Rum Bunter 18 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 Draft: Outfielder Adam Haseley

The Pittsburgh Pirates have the 12th overall pick in the 2017 MLB Draft.  With the draft being less than three weeks it is time to start looking at some potential picks. The MLB Draft is one of the biggest times of the year for a team like the Pittsburgh Pirates.  The Bucs are a team that […] Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 Draft: Outfielder Adam Haseley - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 18 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 Draft: Pitcher Griffin Canning

The Major League Baseball draft is 18 days away and the Pittsburgh Pirates are picking at number twelve. With the draft less than three weeks away, it is time to start looking at players who the Pirates may have interest in, and players that we at RumBunter like in general.  The slot value for this […] Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 Draft: Pitcher Griffin Canning - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pirates Breakdown 19 hours ago

Takeaways And Throwaways – Pittsburgh Pirates Jump on Braves

Ivan Nova was mostly dominant, and the Pittsburgh Pirates jumped all over the Atlanta Braves. They then put things on cruise control for a 9-4 win. Welcome to Takeaways & Throwaways. Shortly after every Pittsburgh Pirates game, come to Pirates Breakdown to see our flash recap format. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about the […] The post Takeaways And Throwaways – Pittsburgh Pirates Jump on Braves appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
TalkingChop 20 hours ago
Bartolo Colon rocked as Braves fall to Pirates, 9-4

Bartolo Colon rocked as Braves fall to Pirates, 9-4

The end of the four-game series against Pittsburgh did not go particularly well. The Atlanta Braves had an opportunity to close out a series victory on Thursday afternoon. By 1:30 pm ET, any optimism had vanished, however, and the team fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates by a final score of 9-4 on getaway day at SunTrust Park. After a scoreless opening frame for both teams, disaster struck in the top of the second. Bartolo Colon allowed four singles (two of the infield variety) within the first five batters and, with aid for a Rio Rioz throwing error, the Pirates scored two runs. Then, after...
TalkingChop 23 hours ago
Pirates vs. Braves preview: Atlanta looks to finish strong in matinee against Pittsburgh

Pirates vs. Braves preview: Atlanta looks to finish strong in matinee against Pittsburgh

The four-game series ends with the always entertaining 12:10 pm ET matinee. On Wednesday evening, the Atlanta Braves appeared to be well on their way to an eighth win over a ten-game period. Then, a late implosion took place and the Braves (somehow) suffered a seven-run defeat in extra innings that doubled as a job-losing blow for Josh Collmenter. Fortunately, Atlanta has very little time to reflect on that mess, as the Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates will finish up a four-game set with a 12:10 pm ET first pitch on Thursday afternoon. An extremely early getaway day start time makes sense...
Pirates Breakdown May 25, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – Extra Inning Home Run Derby

In our Daily Wake-Up Call, we get you ready for the day with a complete look at all things Pittsburgh Pirates. Home Runs for Everybody! Last night the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Atlanta Braves 12-5 in 10 innings. The game started out normal enough. The Pirates got an okay start from Trevor Williams as he […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – Extra Inning Home Run Derby appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Rum Bunter May 25, 2017

The Pirates Are In A No Win Situation With Andrew McCutchen

Andrew McCutchen and the Pirates are in a lose-lose situation right now As Harvey Dent says in The Dark Knight, “you either die a hero, or live long enough to see yourself become the villain.” Right now, that statement sums up the situation between Andrew McCutchen and the Pittsburgh Pirates pretty well. Ever since debuting in […] The Pirates Are In A No Win Situation With Andrew McCutchen - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pirates Breakdown May 24, 2017

Takeaways and Throwaways – Pirates (Finally) Win One in Hotlanta

 The Pittsburgh Pirates make a miraculous comeback in the 9th, then score seven runs in the 10th inning to defeat the Atlanta Braves 12-5 at Suntrust Park. Welcome to Takeaways & Throwaways. Shortly after every Pittsburgh Pirates game, come to Pirates Breakdown to see our flash recap format. We’ll tell you everything you need to know […] The post Takeaways and Throwaways – Pirates (Finally) Win One in Hotlanta appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Pirates Breakdown May 24, 2017

Column: Andrew McCutchen has officially hit rock bottom

After another abysmal night for Pittsburgh Pirates’ center fielder Andrew McCutchen that saw him go 0-for-5 and leave a small village on the base paths, the Pittsburgh Pirates may have gone past the point of waiting for McCutchen to bounce back from a bad 2016 season. Instead, they must realize that Andrew McCutchen isn’t in […] The post Column: Andrew McCutchen has officially hit rock bottom appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Pirates Breakdown May 24, 2017

How can the Pittsburgh Pirates reverse course?

The Pittsburgh Pirates are a team that is searching for answers right now. If you have  all the answers then this baseball game is easy. It has to be said that a few other teams could do with that kind of insight as well, including the 2016 Fall Classic champions. A playoff spot is already in danger […] The post How can the Pittsburgh Pirates reverse course? appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
TalkingChop May 24, 2017
Preview: Teheran looks to improve his SunTrust Park numbers against Pittsburgh

Preview: Teheran looks to improve his SunTrust Park numbers against Pittsburgh

Julio Teheran enters play on Wednesday with an abysmal home ERA of 10.50 Following a rain-delayed victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in a game that finished around 2 a.m. this morning, the Atlanta Braves come into play on Wednesday as winners of nine of their last 12 games and sit just three games under .500 at 20-23. It’s worth noting that it took the Braves 43 games to record their 20th win of the season, while that milestone wasn’t reached until their 66th game in 2016. Julio Teheran is on the bump for Atlanta in game three of the four-game series against the Pirates on Wednesday....
Pirates Breakdown May 24, 2017

Takeaways and Throwaways – Pittsburgh Pirates Walked Off by Braves

After a lengthy rain delay, the Pittsburgh Pirates took a late lead over the Atlanta Braves only to be foiled by their own closer Welcome to Takeaways & Throwaways. Shortly after every Pittsburgh Pirates game, come to Pirates Breakdown to see our flash recap format. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about the game, […] The post Takeaways and Throwaways – Pittsburgh Pirates Walked Off by Braves appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Rum Bunter May 23, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Walked Off By Atlanta Braves At 1:54 AM

Tuesday night the Pittsburgh Pirates lost in a crazy affair in Atlanta The Pittsburgh Pirates are now 20-26 this season. Following a 3 hour and 12 minute rain delay, the Pirates were walked off by the Atlanta Braves by a score of 6-5 on Tuesday night. The Pirates have now lost the first 2 games […] Pittsburgh Pirates Walked Off By Atlanta Braves At 1:54 AM - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pirates Breakdown May 23, 2017

With Andrew McCutchen scuffling, who should be hitting third for the Pittsburgh Pirates?

After 45 games, it’s clear that whatever is plaguing Andrew McCutchen at the plate is still apparent. His 2016 slump has extended into the 2017 season, yet McCutchen continues to bat third for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Andrew McCutchen has been given every possible chance to succeed by the Pittsburgh Pirates. He’s batted in his customary […] The post With Andrew McCutchen scuffling, who should be hitting third for the Pittsburgh Pirates? appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Pirates Breakdown May 23, 2017

Felipe Rivero: The Showdown, The Measurables, and The Ceiling

The Pittsburgh Pirates have a special reliever on their hands with Felipe Rivero. Need proof? Look to The Showdown, The Measurables, and The Ceiling. The Showdown It’s not every day you see one of baseball’s best completely overmatched in an at-bat, but that’s exactly what the crowd at PNC Park saw last Thursday between the […] The post Felipe Rivero: The Showdown, The Measurables, and The Ceiling appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.

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    Andrew McCutchen may be the Pirates' odd hitter out when Gregory Polanco returns Friday

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  • 2 Ivan Nova

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  • 1 Andrew McCutchen

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    Gregory Polanco returns from DL, sits alongside Andrew McCutchen for series finale

  • 1 Francisco Cervelli

    Francisco Cervelli

    Frazier, Cervelli lead charge as Pirates earn series split against Braves

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