6:36 PM EDT, Mon August 10, 2020
Rum Bunter 6 hours ago

Rum Bunter Radio Episode 15: It Never Ends for the Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates continue to reel as the season hits the quarter mark. Losing sucks! Especially when you score thirteen runs…are rally from three runs down in the final inning. As bad as the Pittsburgh Pirates have been playing, tank conversation, deadline talk and roster options have been the hot button issues of the 2020 […] Rum Bunter Radio Episode 15: It Never Ends for the Pittsburgh Pirates - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 7 hours ago
Analysis: Six stats that explain the Pirates’ poor start to 2020

Analysis: Six stats that explain the Pirates’ poor start to 2020

The Pirates have lost 13 of their 16 games thus far. And as some of these numbers indicate, it has not been by accident.
Rum Bunter 8 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: 2020 Trade Deadline Approaching

The Pittsburgh Pirates are off to the worst start in Major League Baseball and likely will be sellers this year. No one expected the Pittsburgh Pirates to be in true National League contention.  However, many thought with a young core and new coaching staff, the team could have a positive year.  When the league expanded […] Pittsburgh Pirates: 2020 Trade Deadline Approaching - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 10 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Grading Series Loss Against the Tigers

Following a disheartening series loss at PNC Park against the Detroit Tigers, the Pittsburgh Pirates are now 0-5 in their first five series played this season While no one expecting the Pittsburgh Pirates to compete in 2020, things were not supposed to be this bad. Even the most pessimistic of fans, and there are plenty […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Grading Series Loss Against the Tigers - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 11 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Previewing Adam Frazier’s Trade Deadline Value

Second baseman Adam Frazier has long been talked about as a piece to be moved. This year’s deadline could be the time for the Pittsburgh Pirates to trade him. Adam Frazier Has Long talked about as one of the top trade pieces for the Pittsburgh Pirates. It’s a bit surprising that he was still in […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Previewing Adam Frazier’s Trade Deadline Value - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 23 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Signs Pitcher Henderson Alvarez

According to reports, the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed right-handed pitcher and 2014 National League All-Star Henderson Alvarez. Injuries have completley ravaged the Pittsburgh Pirates pitching staff this year. Plus with many of their starters struggling, the arms that are healthy in their bullpen have been overworked and taxed for more innings than they probably should be […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Signs Pitcher Henderson Alvarez - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Aug 9, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Bats Go Silent as the Tigers Sweep at PNC Park

After two straight games filled with plenty of runs, the series finale between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Detroit Tigers was all about the guys on the bump.  The Pittsburgh Pirates continue to fall on hard times as they were swept by the Detroit Tigers at PNC Park over the weekend. Pittsburgh lost by a final score of 2-1 on Sunday […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Bats Go Silent as the Tigers Sweep at PNC Park - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pirates sign pitcher Henderson Alvarez, pending physical

Pirates sign pitcher Henderson Alvarez, pending physical

The move is somewhat expected, as the Pirates need all the pitching they can get right now.
Rum Bunter Aug 9, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Makes Flurry of Roster Moves

After a rough collison with outfielder Gregory Polanco yesterday, utility man Phillip Evans will now miss the rest of the 2020 season. In his place, the Pittsburgh Pirates will recall Jose Osuna and pitcher Brandon Waddell. So far, this season hasn’t much worse than many would have thought. While no one really thought the Pittsburgh […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Makes Flurry of Roster Moves - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sources: Broken jaw likely to sideline Phillip Evans for year

Sources: Broken jaw likely to sideline Phillip Evans for year

With Phillip Evans injured, the Pirates are bringing back Jose Osuna. Brandon Waddell is coming from Altoona, too.
Rum Bunter Aug 9, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Chris Stratton is Turning into a Hidden Gem

After being designated for assignment by the Angels last May, the Pittsburgh Pirates traded for Chris Stratton who’s been a nice diamond in the rough find for the team. On May 7th, 2019, right handed pitcher Chris Stratton was designated for assignment by the Los Angeles Angels. He was then traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Chris Stratton is Turning into a Hidden Gem - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Aug 8, 2020

Pirates Pitching Drop Double Digit Runs Again In Second Straight Loss

Despite the bats showing up for a third straight day, The Pittsburgh Pirates’ pitching imploded yet again, leaving the Pirates with an 11-5 loss vs the Detroit Tigers.   After a rough 11th inning loss last night vs the Detroit Tigers, the Pirates played the second game of a three game series vs the Tigers […] Pirates Pitching Drop Double Digit Runs Again In Second Straight Loss - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pirates GM Ben Cherington talks results, observations and the trade deadline

Pirates GM Ben Cherington talks results, observations and the trade deadline

Winning and learning are two things Ben Cherington has been focusing on with the Pirates. He believes they can happen at the same time.
Rum Bunter Aug 8, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Upcoming Series Against the Cardinals Likely to be Canceled

It appears the COVID-19 pandemic is about to impact the Pittsburgh Pirates in a big way as their upcoming series against the St. Louis Cardinals is unlikely to be played Really, this should come as no surprise. But according to Mark Saxon of The Athletic, the Pittsburgh Pirates upcoming series against the St. Louis Cardinals […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Upcoming Series Against the Cardinals Likely to be Canceled - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Aug 8, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Bullpen Leaders without Nick Burdi

The Pittsburgh Pirates lost their best reliever this past week for the season.  Who are the statcast leaders in the bullpen now? Things have gotten off to a rough start for the Pittsburgh Pirates pitching staff.  Entering the 2020 season, many expected the pitching staff not to be great, but there were some intriguing arms […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Bullpen Leaders without Nick Burdi - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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  • 1 Adam Frazier

    Adam Frazier

    Pittsburgh Pirates: Previewing Adam Frazier’s Trade Deadline Value

  • 1 Phillip Evans

    Phillip Evans

    Phillip Evans gives Pittsburgh Pirates fans a statistic to watch games for

  • Gregory Polanco

    Gregory Polanco

    Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Makes Flurry of Roster Moves

  • Derek Holland

    Derek Holland

    First inning home runs power Detroit to 11-5 victory in Pittsburgh

  • Keone Kela

    Keone Kela

    Pirates pitcher JT Brubaker will start Thursday's game against the Twins

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