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Rum Bunter 13 hours ago

Pirates: International Class Has Potential Breakout Prospect

The Pittsburgh Pirates have been more aggressive in international free agency in recent years.  They now have a potential breakout prospect in this year’s class. With the pandemic pushing international free agency back from the typical July 2nd deadline to January 15th, most of the news and coverage on the prospects was out there with […] Pirates: International Class Has Potential Breakout Prospect - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 14 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Previewing First Trip of the Season to Milwaukee

This weekend the Pittsburgh Pirates will make their first trip of the season to Miller Park in Milwaukee to play their divisional rivals the Milwaukee Brewers for the first time in 2021 For over a decade Miller Park in Milwaukee has been a house of horrors for the Pittsburgh Pirates.   Miller Park opened in […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Previewing First Trip of the Season to Milwaukee - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 15 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining What’s Gone Wrong With Mitch Keller

After showing a ton of promise in his first taste of big-league action in 2019, Mitch Keller has seen his stock take a large hit since. So what happened to the Pirates’ pitcher? Pittsburgh Pirates right-handed pitcher Mitch Keller was once considered one of baseball’s premier pitching prospects. His first taste of MLB action in […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining What’s Gone Wrong With Mitch Keller - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Apr 15, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Mitch Keller Struggles Again as Bucs Split Series with Padres

Following back-to-back wins against the San Diego Padres the Pittsburgh Pirates took a tough on one on the chin in the series finale at PNC Park on Thursday afternoon Thursday afternoon’s game gout out of hand quickly and the Pittsburgh Pirates were faced with an uphill battle for the rest of the day. The team was not […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Mitch Keller Struggles Again as Bucs Split Series with Padres - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Ben Cherington preaches patience with Pirates’ struggles in center

Ben Cherington preaches patience with Pirates’ struggles in center

Pirates center fielders have struggled offensively in 2021, but general manager Ben Cherington believes a larger sample size is required.
Rum Bunter Apr 15, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates 2021: Keeping Faith in the Rebuild

Over the last few years, the Pittsburgh Pirates have been in rebuild mode.  How are things sitting for them as of the start of the 2021 season? By now, the plan is in place for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  The new regime truly started to rebuild this team in February of 2020 when they traded away […] Pittsburgh Pirates 2021: Keeping Faith in the Rebuild - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Apr 15, 2021

Rum Bunter Radio: Pittsburgh Pirates Showing Signs of Life

In this episode of Rum Bunter Radio Marty and Trey welcome in staff writer Vincent Spallone to discuss all things Pittsburgh Pirates baseball The Pittsburgh Pirates have now won four of their previous five games, the last two coming against preseason consensus frontrunner San Diego. What’s been the key to success? It begins with starting […] Rum Bunter Radio: Pittsburgh Pirates Showing Signs of Life - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Apr 15, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Options for Center Field Moving Forward

So far this season center field has been a disaster for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Moving forward, what could the team do to address the position? Through the first 12 games of the 2021 MLB season the Pittsburgh Pirates own a 5-7 record. There are plenty of things that have gone well for the Pirates through […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Options for Center Field Moving Forward - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Apr 15, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Ke’Bryan Hayes Beginning His Road Back

The Pittsburgh Pirates could be getting their budding superstar back sooner rather than later Pittsburgh Pirates fans can finally start to breathe now. Not only did the fans get to watch the Pirates defeat the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night to improve to 4-2 on their current homestead, but Jake Crouse of pirates.com reported good news […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Ke’Bryan Hayes Beginning His Road Back - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Apr 15, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Jacob Stallings Should be the Long-Term Catcher

Catcher Jacob Stallings should be a long-term building piece for the Pittsburgh Pirates Believe it or not, the Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Jacob Stallings almost 10 years ago, selecting him with their 7th round pick in the 2012 draft. Now 31-years-old and the team’s regular catcher, his ability could put him into consideration as one of […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Jacob Stallings Should be the Long-Term Catcher - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Ben Cherington expects MLB's experimental rule changes in minors to offer key data points

Ben Cherington expects MLB's experimental rule changes in minors to offer key data points

Pirates general manager Ben Cherington believes baseball should always be looking for ways to make itself more watchable, especially now.
Rum Bunter Apr 15, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Tyler Anderson & the Bullpen Lead Way to Victory

Wednesday night the Pittsburgh Pirates took down the San Diego Padres in the third game of their four-game series to take 2-1 series lead Wednesday night was the return of former Pirate starting pitcher Joe Musgrove to PNC Park. After being traded to his hometown San Diego Padres this offseason, this was Musgrove’s first start against the Pittsburgh […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Tyler Anderson & the Bullpen Lead Way to Victory - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pirates spoil Joe Musgrove’s return with another win over Padres

Pirates spoil Joe Musgrove’s return with another win over Padres

The Pirates on Wednesday spoiled Joe Musgrove’s return and have taken two of three against the big, bad Padres in this series.  
Rum Bunter Apr 14, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Club Shows Confidence in David Bednar

The Pittsburgh Pirates have shown great confidence in David Bednar, allowing him to pitch in high leverage situations. When the Pittsburgh Pirates traded away Joe Musgrove to the San Diego Padres this offseason, in return the team received back four players, including one Major League ready reliever in David Bednar.  Marty broke down the trade […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Club Shows Confidence in David Bednar - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Apr 14, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Colin Moran Off to a Strong Start

Colin Moran has taken over at first base for the Pittsburgh Pirates this season following the departure of Josh Bell and has gotten off to a strong start Through the first 11 games of the 2021 season for the Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Colin Moran has hit for a .297/.409/.514 slash line. Moran has hit 2 home runs, […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Colin Moran Off to a Strong Start - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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