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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 3 hours ago
Getting to know new Pirates general manager Ben Cherington

Getting to know new Pirates general manager Ben Cherington

Ben Cherington has a fascinating backstory. Here’s more about his makeup and the guy the Pirates are getting.
Rum Bunter 5 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Ben Cherington Needs to Fix the Farm

Now that the Pittsburgh Pirates have finally found their new GM, Ben Cherington, they can really start to focus on what needs to be done this off-season.  This should start with the minor league system. One thing that was made clear by the 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates was that their farm system was not what it […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Ben Cherington Needs to Fix the Farm - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen 9 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates make right move with Ben Cherington

The Pittsburgh Pirates are reportedly set to make Ben Cherington their new general manager. He is the right person to end the rebuild. It took long enough, but the Pittsburgh Pirates finally decided to move on from former general manager Neal Huntington. While Huntington had his moments of success, his inability to create a sustainably […] Pittsburgh Pirates make right move with Ben Cherington - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 22 hours ago

Today in Pittsburgh Pirates History – November 15th

Over 40 years ago, an MVP award was given to a Pittsburgh Pirates player for the 4th time in MLB history. This Bucco was well deserving of the award in 1978, and his argument to be in the hall of fame continues to go on today. On this day in Pittsburgh Pirates history, Dave Parker […] Today in Pittsburgh Pirates History – November 15th - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 23 hours ago

The Pittsburgh Pirates Part Ways With Assistant GM Kyle Stark

The front office overhaul continues with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Ben Cherington is in as the new General Manager following the departure of Neal Huntington. Now, an assistant of Huntington’s is on his way out the door as well. The Pittsburgh Pirates confirmed today that the organization has let go of assistant general manager Kyle Stark. […] The Pittsburgh Pirates Part Ways With Assistant GM Kyle Stark - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Nov 15, 2019

Report: Pittsburgh Pirates To Hire Ben Cherington As New General Manager

After spending a little over two weeks searching, the Pittsburgh Pirates have a new general manager On October 28th, the Pittsburgh Pirates fired general manager Neal Huntington. This ended Huntington’s 12 year tenure as the team’s general manager. After spending a little over two weeks searching, the team now has a new general manager. According […] Report: Pittsburgh Pirates To Hire Ben Cherington As New General Manager - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Nov 15, 2019

Why The Pittsburgh Pirates Should Rebuild – Part One

The 2019 campaign didn’t go as plan for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Now it’s time to start looking beyond 2020 by reshaping the club. With a brand new front office behind the wheel, here’s a look at what they can do. It has certainly been a rough ride for Pittsburgh Pirates fans since 2015. After trading […] Why The Pittsburgh Pirates Should Rebuild – Part One - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sources: Ben Cherington emerges as Pirates' top choice for GM job

Sources: Ben Cherington emerges as Pirates' top choice for GM job

Ben Cherington is the Pirates’ choice as GM, multiple sources told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Now, they need to close the deal.
Rum Bunter Nov 14, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: General Manager Search Coming to an End

The Pittsburgh Pirates look to be closing in on their next General Manager.  Apparently, the next hire is between two candidates. Leading up to this week, the main candidates for the Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager job were not clear.  It was reported that the team discussed the opening with a lot of different candidates from […] Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: General Manager Search Coming to an End - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Nov 13, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates fans can save big on BRXLZs at FOCO

Looking for a gift for the Pittsburgh Pirates fan in your life this holiday season? You need to check out BRXLZs at FOCO – and we’ve got an exclusive offer for you. The holidays are nearly here. Before you know it you’ll be slipping into a turkey-induced food coma on the couch, with Black Friday […] Pittsburgh Pirates fans can save big on BRXLZs at FOCO - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jason Mackey: Deeper dive required on Ben Cherington

Jason Mackey: Deeper dive required on Ben Cherington

Ben Cherington doesn’t have a ton of small-market experience, but he’s done a bunch of stuff that the Pirates should find interesting.
Kevin McClatchy hopes Bob Nutting and the Pirates get it right

Kevin McClatchy hopes Bob Nutting and the Pirates get it right

Former Pirates owner Kevin McClatchy still roots for the team and believes current owner Bob Nutting is facing a critical period.
Rum Bunter Nov 13, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: Conflicting Reports on GM Finalists

With the Pittsburgh Pirates winding down their hunt for their next General Manager, there have been some conflicting reports about who is left in the race. The Pittsburgh Pirates are currently at the General Manager meetings without their 2020 General Manager in place.  The team is currently deploying former assistant Kevan Graves as the interim […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Conflicting Reports on GM Finalists - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Nov 13, 2019

Former Pittsburgh Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle Retires From Baseball

According to a report from the San Diego Union-Tribune, long time Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle has decided to retire from baseball On September 29th, the Pittsburgh Pirates fired long time manager Clint Hurdle. This move brought Hurdle’s nine-year tenure as manager of the Pirates to an end. After the Pirates and Hurdle parted ways […] Former Pittsburgh Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle Retires From Baseball - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Report: Former Pirates manager Clint Hurdle retires

Report: Former Pirates manager Clint Hurdle retires

The Pirates owe Hurdle $6 million over the next two years of his contract after he was fired.

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