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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
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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
Rum Bunter Jan 15, 2019

Should The Pittsburgh Pirates Still Look To Extend Corey Dickerson?

Should the Pittsburgh Pirates look to reach a contract extension with one of their top position players? Entering the offseason the Pittsburgh Pirates, like every team in baseball, had a list of needs. The team was, and still is, looking for a new shortstop. They needed a right fielder until Gregory Polanco gets healthy and […] Should The Pittsburgh Pirates Still Look To Extend Corey Dickerson? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 14, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Draft: Top 100 Draft Prospect List

The Pittsburgh Pirates have the 18th overall pick in the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft.  Here is an early look at the top prospects available. Just last week, Baseball America released their first mock draft of the new year.  The Pittsburgh Pirates have the 18th overall pick in this year’s draft.  Baseball America mocked to […] Pittsburgh Pirates Draft: Top 100 Draft Prospect List - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Ron Cook: Rich Donnelly finds inspiration in face of tragedy

Ron Cook: Rich Donnelly finds inspiration in face of tragedy

Former Pirates coach Rich Donnelly details how he started believing in miracles in his book 'The Chicken Runs at Midnight.'
Rum Bunter Jan 13, 2019

A Look At New Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Aaron Slegers

A Look At What does the Pittsburgh Pirates’ newest pitcher bring to the organization? After the Minnesota Twins signed Nelson Cruz they found themselves needed to create room for the slugger on their 40-man roster. In order to do so, they designated pitcher Aaron Slegers for assignment. This made Slegers available to the rest on […] A Look At New Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Aaron Slegers - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 12, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: A Look at the Team’s Current Payroll

The Pittsburgh Pirates still have some moves to make this offseason.  So what is their current payroll looking like as of now? Yesterday was the salary arbitration deadline for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the rest of Major League Baseball.  Each team had to either reach an agreement or both the players and the teams had […] Pittsburgh Pirates: A Look at the Team’s Current Payroll - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 11, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Arbitration and Waiver Claim

The Pittsburgh Pirates have come to terms with their two arbitration eligible players and have also added a player off waivers. The deadline to file for arbitration was at 1:00 this afternoon, but news slowly trickled out regarding the two remaining eligible players for the Pirates; Corey Dickerson and Keone Kela.  Dickerson is in his […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Arbitration and Waiver Claim - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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