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Rum Bunter 4 hours ago

Where Could Erik Gonzalez Fit In With The 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates?

Where could the newest member of the Pittsburgh Pirates fit in with the team moving forward? On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Pirates swung a five-player trade with the Cleveland Indians. This was the first trade of the offseason for general manager Neal Huntington and the Pirates. You can read the full details on that trade here. By […] Where Could Erik Gonzalez Fit In With The 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 4 hours ago

2018 Pittsburgh Pirates Rewind: The Starting Rotation

The Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitchers had periods where they flashes and periods in which they floundered.  The pitching as a whole was the youngest unit in the league in 2018, and this offseason they likely won’t make any changes. The Pittsburgh Pirates built their 2013-15 playoff run on the backs of starting pitching, but this […] 2018 Pittsburgh Pirates Rewind: The Starting Rotation - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 14 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Swing A Trade With The Cleveland Indians

On Wednesday afternoon the Pittsburgh Pirates swung a five-player trade with the Cleveland Indians for their first trade of the offseason A few days after their first free agent signing of the offseason, when they re-signed infielder Jung Ho Kang, the Pittsburgh Pirates have swung their first trade of the offseason. In this trade, the […] Pittsburgh Pirates Swing A Trade With The Cleveland Indians - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 17 hours ago
Pirates part with Jordan Luplow, Max Moroff in five-player trade with Cleveland

Pirates part with Jordan Luplow, Max Moroff in five-player trade with Cleveland

The Pirates acquired infielder Erik Gonzalez and minor-league righties Tahnaj Thomas and Dante Mendoza. 
Rum Bunter Nov 14, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Off Season: Arbitration Projections

The Pittsburgh Pirates have three players heading into arbitration this winter.  What is the expectation for what they will receive? As the offseason slowly chugs along, the Pittsburgh Pirates are getting ready to determine what kind of roster moves they need to make.  The team has lost former starting shortstop Jordy Mercer and starting second baseman […] Pittsburgh Pirates Off Season: Arbitration Projections - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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

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    Erik Gonzalez

    Where Could Erik Gonzalez Fit In With The 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates?

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    Jung-ho Kang

    Pittsburgh Pirates Swing A Trade With The Cleveland Indians

  • Gregory Polanco

    Gregory Polanco

    Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: DJ LeMahieu

  • Corey Dickerson

    Corey Dickerson

    Corey Dickerson Wins Gold Glove Award

  • Colin Moran

    Colin Moran

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

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