10:04 AM EST, Thu January 23, 2020
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 12 hours ago

"Pittsburgh Kid" Neil Walker's next task: surviving Philadelphia

Neil Walker signed a minor-league deal with the Phillies on Wednesday, reuniting him with several former Pirates across the state.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 3 hours ago
Derek Shelton addresses the Pirates’ lack of player signings

Derek Shelton addresses the Pirates’ lack of player signings

Fans want the Pirates to spend more money — and soon. New manager Derek Shelton on Wednesday addressed why that hasn’t happened.
Rum Bunter 4 hours ago

Report: Two Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Coaching Changes

According to a report, the Pittsburgh Pirates are set to announce a pair of minor league coaches for their upcoming 2020 season Pitchers and catchers report to Bradenton in just three more weeks. With that, Spring Training 2020 will be underway for the Pittsburgh Pirates. With Spring Training quickly approaching, teams are working to finalize […] Report: Two Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Coaching Changes - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 18 hours ago
Pirates' Bryan Reynolds eyes more of the same in Year 2

Pirates' Bryan Reynolds eyes more of the same in Year 2

Bryan Reynolds didn’t change anything this offseason. Smart move, as his 2019 season was one he should want to replicate.
Rum Bunter 21 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Versus the 2020 Hall of Fame Class

Yesterday, two new players were elected to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.  How did the Pittsburgh Pirates manage against the two newest members? It has been a while since a former Pittsburgh Pirates player made the Hall of Fame.  The closest one over the last few years has been Barry Bonds, who obviously […] Pittsburgh Pirates Versus the 2020 Hall of Fame Class - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 22, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect To Watch: Outfielder Jared Oliva

As the 2020 baseball season nears, outfielder prospect Jared Oliva will be a Pittsburgh Pirates prospect fans should be watching. In less than a month, pitchers and catchers will report to Bradenton. With this, Spring Training 2020 will be underway for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Every season there are prospects that baseball fans should be keeping […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect To Watch: Outfielder Jared Oliva - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 21, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Ke’Bryan Hayes a Top 10 Third Base Prospect

The Pittsburgh Pirates finally saw one of their prospects recognized by MLB Pipeline as one of the best at their position.  Did any of third base prospects make the cut? So far MLB Pipeline has released six top 10 prospect lists based on position.  The Pittsburgh Pirates failed to have a top right-handed or left-handed […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Ke’Bryan Hayes a Top 10 Third Base Prospect - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Jan 21, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Potential trades for Starling Marte

The Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets have restarted trade talks on star outfielder Starling Marte. Marte is an underrated superstar and won’t come cheap, so what would it cost and should the Mets or your team pay it? With new executive Ben Cherington looking to rebuild the Pittsburgh Pirates, just about anyone from the major […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Potential trades for Starling Marte - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jeff Banister emerges as candidate for Astros' managerial vacancy

Jeff Banister emerges as candidate for Astros' managerial vacancy

Longtime Pirates employee Jeff Banister has emerged as a candidate to replace A.J. Hinch as the Houston Astros’ manager.
Rum Bunter Jan 21, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Pitcher Robbie Erlin

Pitchers and catchers reporting to Bradenton for the start of Spring Training is less than a month away. Although the start of the season is closing in, the Pittsburgh Pirates still have holes on their roster. One of these holes is left-handed relief pitching. Looking at the 40-man roster, off-season waiver claim Sam Howard and […] Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Pitcher Robbie Erlin - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 20, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates have a Top 10 Second Base Prospect

The Pittsburgh Pirates have yet to see one of their prospects land on a top 10 prospect by position list.  Today, that changed with the second base list being released. At the beginning of last week, MLB Pipeline started to release their top 10 prospect lists by position.  MLB Pipeline released their right-handed and left-handed […] Pittsburgh Pirates have a Top 10 Second Base Prospect - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 20, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates 2020: End of the Neal Huntington One-Size Fits All Model

This past fall, Pittsburgh Pirates owner Bob Nutting shocked the stalwart Pirate faithful when he announced a front office house-cleaning. Out went manager Clint Hurdle, then team president Frank Coonelly, and, finally, general manager Neal Huntington. Nutting showed his human side in describing his thought process for such sweeping changes. Specifically, Nutting alluded to the […] Pittsburgh Pirates 2020: End of the Neal Huntington One-Size Fits All Model - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 20, 2020

What Role Will Chad Kuhl Play For The Pittsburgh Pirates In 2020?

Returning form Tommy John Surgery, what role will pitcher Chad Kuhl play for the Pittsburgh Pirates during the 2020 season? During the 2019 season the Pittsburgh Pirates pitching staff struggle. This was especially true for the starting rotation which was among the worst in all of baseball. These struggles played a role in long time […] What Role Will Chad Kuhl Play For The Pittsburgh Pirates In 2020? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 20, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates Payroll Projects to be Lowest in the NL

The Pittsburgh Pirates have a new front office and coaching staff.  Still, the same owner is in place and continues to short change the organization. One of, if not the main, topics of conversations that Pittsburgh Pirates fan discuss is the lack of relevant moves.  This was always the case under the previous regime, who […] Pittsburgh Pirates Payroll Projects to be Lowest in the NL - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 20, 2020

The Pittsburgh Pirates Shouldn’t Trade Josh Bell…This Off Season

While the Pittsburgh Pirates might look to shop first baseman Josh Bell sooner rather than later, holding off until next off-season might maximize their return. Josh Bell had a great offensive season for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2019. He slashed .277/.367/.569 with 37 home runs, and a 135 wRC+. In comparison, Freddie Freeman posted a […] The Pittsburgh Pirates Shouldn’t Trade Josh Bell…This Off Season - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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    Keone Kela

    Why The Pittsburgh Pirates Should Wait to Trade Keone Kela

  • 1 Bryan Reynolds

    Bryan Reynolds

    Pirates' Bryan Reynolds eyes more of the same in Year 2

  • Starling Marte

    Starling Marte

    Pittsburgh Pirates: Potential trades for Starling Marte

  • Pablo Reyes

    Pablo Reyes

    Pablo Reyes back with Pirates after clearing waivers

  • Chris Archer

    Chris Archer

    MLB pitcher Chris Archer attends Dream Series event, throws bullpen with high school catcher

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