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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 5 hours ago

Pirates option Austin Meadows to Class AAA Indianapolis

The signs were there for about a week. Then, the Pirates pulled the plug.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 6 hours ago

'It looks like he's been there,' Clint Hurdle says of Francisco Cervelli as possible first baseman

It’s too early to know when Francisco Cervelli will return from the concussion disabled list and how this latest injury will affect his availability behind the plate.
Rum Bunter 7 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: MLB Future’s Game is Today

The Pittsburgh Pirates have two top prospects that will be playing in the MLB Future’s Game today. Both will be on the United States’ team. The MLB Future’s Game always kicks off the All-Star Week festivities. The game has most of the top prospects from every level of the minor leagues.  The Pittsburgh Pirates saw […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: MLB Future’s Game is Today - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Jul 14, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates looking for ways to keep Francisco Cervilli in lineup

The Pittsburgh Pirates are looking for ways to keep Francisco Cervell in the lineup. That includes potentially giving him a few starts at first. The Pittsburgh Pirates, perhaps unexpectedly, have a bit of a quandary behind the plate. Francisco Cervelli is in the midst of his best season in the majors, posting a 129 OPS+, […] Pittsburgh Pirates looking for ways to keep Francisco Cervilli in lineup - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pirates take first game of doubleheader against Brewers

The Pirates won the first game of a doubleheader against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, 2-1, thanks to first-inning home runs from Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco.

Francisco Cervelli returns to the concussion disabled list

The Pirates returned Francisco Cervelli to the seven-day concussion disabled list minutes before Saturday’s first pitch, six days after he returned to the active roster.

Pirates suspend marketing agreement with Papa John's after founder's comments

The Pirates have suspended their marketing agreement with Papa John’s Pizza, vice president of communications and broadcasting Brian Warecki said, after racially charged comments from its founder and former chairman were made public earlier this week. 
Rum Bunter Jul 14, 2018

The Back Of The Pittsburgh Pirates Bullpen Is Really Good

The back of the bullpen has become a strength for the Pittsburgh Pirates A strong bullpen can help cover up a lot of warts for a Major League Baseball team. During the 2018 season the Pittsburgh Pirates have had an inconsistent bullpen that has caused many fans to find themselves clenching their teeth and wanting […] The Back Of The Pittsburgh Pirates Bullpen Is Really Good - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Brew Crew Ball Jul 14, 2018
Brewers lose 7-3 to Pirates, on a three-game losing streak

Brewers lose 7-3 to Pirates, on a three-game losing streak

Guerra’s surprisingly rough outing leads to defeat The Milwaukee Brewers were victim to an extremely rare occurrence on Friday night: a bad Junior Guerra outing. The Milwaukee Brewers’ 2018 ace had been riding a three-game winning streak into today’s game, but a rough first innings was the ticket to defeat. From the get-go, Guerra struggled against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Guerra allowed a lead off double to start the game, before eventually allowing back-to-back RBI singles that would give the Pirates a 3-0 lead. Guerra settled in for the second, but would allow two more runs to score...

Pirates beat Brewers again to begin important eight-game stretch at 4-1

Halfway between the mound and the foul line, Nick Kingham gave his glove a half-hearted smack. Surely he was frustrated because he didn’t finish off Friday’s seventh inning, but he also had to know how well he had pitched.

Josh Harrison, Pirates help a 10-year-old baseball wish come true

Friday, the first Pirate to take the mound wasnt Nick Kingham. In fact, it wasnt even a pitcher. It was Josh Harrison, who helped fulfill a dream for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, throwing to 10-year-old Aaron Ashby.
Rum Bunter Jul 13, 2018

Austin Meadows, Super 2, and Baseball Ethics

Austin Meadows was recalled earlier than expected, with Starling Marte‘s injury the Pirates called up their top position prospect in May.  However, he hasn’t played much of late and will likely be optioned at the break. Austin Meadows ranked as the Pirates number two prospect on all sites.  Since being drafted in 2013, he has […] Austin Meadows, Super 2, and Baseball Ethics - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jul 13, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Chad Kuhl Timetable for Return

The Pittsburgh Pirates saw starting pitcher Chad Kuhl hit the disabled list at the end of June.  There is now a timetable for his return. This season the Pittsburgh Pirates have seen a lot of inconsistency from their starting rotation.  However, that was somewhat expected from a young pitching staff.  One of those pitchers is […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Chad Kuhl Timetable for Return - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jul 13, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Week in Review 7/6 – 7/12

The Pittsburgh Pirates went 4-3 this week. The Bucs had an embarrassing series against the Phillies, but did beat the Nationals at home. With a record of 44-49, the Pirates seem destined to be sellers at the trade deadline. Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo. The good, the bad, and the ugly for the Pittsburgh Pirates. That’s […] Pittsburgh Pirates Week in Review 7/6 – 7/12 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pirates Player News

  • 1 Starling Marte

    Starling Marte

    Pirates take first game of doubleheader against Brewers

  • 1 Josh Harrison

    Josh Harrison

    Josh Harrison exits Pirates game

  • 1 Gregory Polanco

    Gregory Polanco

    Pirates take first game of doubleheader against Brewers

  • 1 Max Moroff

    Max Moroff

    Brewers lose second game of doubleheader 6-2, losing streak at five games

  • 1 Jordan Luplow

    Jordan Luplow

    Brewers lose second game of doubleheader 6-2, losing streak at five games

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