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Rum Bunter Nov 14, 2018

The Pittsburgh Pirates Need An Upgrade Over Steven Brault

Despite spending almost the entirety of the 2018 season at the MLB level with the Pittsburgh Pirates, lefty reliever Steven Brault should be looked at as an expandable piece this offseason 2018 was the first season in Steven Brault‘s baseball career that he made an Opening Day roster. After making the Pittsburgh Pirates’ roster to start […] The Pittsburgh Pirates Need An Upgrade Over Steven Brault - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Company sued over foul-ball injury at Pirates game cries foul about judge

Company sued over foul-ball injury at Pirates game cries foul about judge

Wendy Camlin’s case against the remaining defendant, netting manufacturer Promats, will proceed after presiding judge is switched.
Rum Bunter Nov 13, 2018

Pirates Rumors: Should Team Consider James Paxton

The Pittsburgh Pirates pitching staff already seems set for the 2019 season.  However, should they look to upgrade it still? This past trade deadline, the Pittsburgh Pirates made a trade to bring in Chris Archer.  Part of the reason they made that deal was to help make a push in the 2018 season.  However, even […] Pirates Rumors: Should Team Consider James Paxton - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Nov 13, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Mailbag: November 13, 2018

Oh it’s time…it’s time…it’s…mailbag, time! Welcome back to the weekly Pittsburgh Pirates mailbag here at Rum Bunter! What left-handed relievers could the Pittsburgh Pirates target in free agency? Who might the Opening Day shortstop be? And more in this week’s mailbag! As always, thank you to everyone who submitted questions this week and participated. Now, […] Pittsburgh Pirates Mailbag: November 13, 2018 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Nov 13, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are just around the corner, so now is the time to take care of all the Pittsburgh Pirates fans in your life. And we’re here to help with this gift guide. Before you know it, you’ll be swapping presents and guzzling egg nog. It’s just that time of year. Don’t let it sneak […] Pittsburgh Pirates Holiday Gift Guide - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Nov 12, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: AFL Enters Final Week of Play

The Arizona Fall League is coming to a close, and the Pittsburgh Pirates are seeing many of their prospects getting valuable playing time. On November 17th, the Arizona Fall League will come to a close.  The Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate, the Surprise Saguaros, are in last place in their division.  With that being said, the team likely […] Pittsburgh Pirates: AFL Enters Final Week of Play - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Nov 12, 2018

Could Nick Burdi Be A Factor In The 2019 Pirate Bullpen?

When thinking about the 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates’ bullpen, a 25-year-old righty could be a factor that most are overlooking In the minor league portion of last year’s Rule 5 Draft the Pittsburgh Pirates selected right-handed pitcher Nick Burdi from the Minnesota Twins. Burdi, once a highly touted pitching prospect for Minnesota, was set to miss […] Could Nick Burdi Be A Factor In The 2019 Pirate Bullpen? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Nov 10, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Jon Jay

Could a long time Pirate killer be a free agent target for the team this offseason? As of last Sunday, Major League Baseball free agency is underway. While no major moves have been made yet, the Pittsburgh Pirates have been active. Earlier this week they re-signed veteran infielder Jung Ho Kang to a one-year contract. […] Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Jon Jay - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Nov 9, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Cole Tucker Finally Breaking Out

The Pittsburgh Pirates biggest hole this offseason is at the shortstop position.  One of their top shortstop prospects is finally breaking out. Entering the 2018 offseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates do not have a long laundry list of things to do.  Their payroll is relatively low already, but they do not have any ridiculous contracts to […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Cole Tucker Finally Breaking Out - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Nov 9, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Ryan Lavarnway Signs With The Yankees

After spending the 2018 season as a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ organization, a veteran catcher is moving on For much of the 2018 season veteran Ryan Lavarnway and youngster Jacob Stallings split the catching duties for the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians. This, however, will not be the case in 2019. Stallings is out of options […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Ryan Lavarnway Signs With The Yankees - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Nov 9, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates make the right move in bringing back Jung Ho Kang

The Pittsburgh Pirates decision to bring back Jung Ho Kang was the right move for the franchise. Last season, third base was disappointment for the Pittsburgh Pirates. With Jung Ho Kang once again unable to return stateside for the second consecutive year, Colin Moran was acquired in a trade, and given the keys to the […] Pittsburgh Pirates make the right move in bringing back Jung Ho Kang - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Nov 8, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Signs Jung Ho Kang

The Pittsburgh Pirates have made their first move in free agency this offseason by bringing back infielder Jung Ho Kang. A few days ago, the Pirates declined the option on infielder Jung Ho Kang, paying him a $250K buyout.  With Neal Huntington mentioning his hope of finding a middle ground and strong interest in bringing […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Signs Jung Ho Kang - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Nov 8, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Gage Hinsz Returns to Action

Months ago, the Pittsburgh Pirates announced that one of their pitching prospects Gage Hinsz would be missing time due to heart surgery.  He now has returned to play. A lot of injuries happen in the game of baseball.  Anything from pulled hamstrings, broken hands, or something as serious as Tommy John Surgery.  However, for the […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Gage Hinsz Returns to Action - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Nov 7, 2018

2018 Pittsburgh Pirates Rewind: The Outfield

The Pittsburgh Pirates infield group in 2018 led to some disappointment, the Pirates outfield was strong.  The three starters will all be back again in 2019, so with the offseason starting this is one area the Pirates don’t need to look at. The Pittsburgh Pirates outfield looked different in 2018 than in previous years.  Starling […] 2018 Pittsburgh Pirates Rewind: The Outfield - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Nov 7, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Three Notable Prospects Released

The Pittsburgh Pirates have started to make some roster moves this offseason.  The team let go of three notable minor league prospects. The MLB offseason is underway and the Pittsburgh Pirates are already making roster moves!  Well, sort of.  The team has not made any significant roster moves on the big league roster, but have […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Three Notable Prospects Released - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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