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Rum Bunter 5 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Connor Overton Makes MLB History

Since joining the Pittsburgh Pirates right-handed pitcher Connor Overton has pitched 4 scoreless innings bringing his career total to a MLB record 10.2 scoreless innings pitched On September 3rd, in a move that was widely overlooked across baseball, the Toronto Blue Jays designated right-handed pitcher Connor Overton for assignment. After being DFA’d, Overton was claimed […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Connor Overton Makes MLB History - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter 6 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Ji-Hwan Bae’s Solid Season at Double-A

Pittsburgh Pirates’ middle infielder Ji-Hwan Bae has had a solid season at Double-A, and could be looking at a promotion to Triple-A to start 2022. The Pittsburgh Pirates have multiple noteworthy prospects who man both second base and shortstop. Nick Gonzales and Liover Peguero are probably the team’s most talented. But Diego Castillo has hit […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Ji-Hwan Bae’s Solid Season at Double-A - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter 8 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Take Two of Three From the Struggling Cincinnati Reds

Despite getting their best pitching performance of the series in the series finale… the Pittsburgh Pirates once again came up short in their efforts to sweep a series It’s no secret that the 2021 season has been a tough one for the Pittsburgh Pirates. On their way to a third consecutive last place finish in […] Pittsburgh Pirates Take Two of Three From the Struggling Cincinnati Reds - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter 9 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: This is Not the Real Ke’Bryan Hayes

Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Ke’Bryan Hayes’ season, on the surface, has been poor. But he’s much better than those numbers suggest. The Pittsburgh Pirates have a highly talented player manning third base. That’s Ke’Bryan Hayes, who has some of the most promise among all young players currently in the league. While his defense is outstanding […] Pittsburgh Pirates: This is Not the Real Ke’Bryan Hayes - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 16 hours ago
Off The Bat: An early attempt at projecting the Pirates' 2022 roster

Off The Bat: An early attempt at projecting the Pirates' 2022 roster

The Pirates have plenty of questions to answer this offseason. But can we still predict what they might look like in 2022?
Rum Bunter Sep 16, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: The 26-Man Roster Could Look Very Different in a Year

The Pittsburgh Pirates should see a ton of roster turnover on their 262-man over the course of the next 12 months The Pittsburgh Pirates have a farm system that should soon fruit the work of their rebuild so far. Their system is one of the deepest in baseball, ranking as the #3 system per FanGraphs […] Pittsburgh Pirates: The 26-Man Roster Could Look Very Different in a Year - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
‘It’s huge for us’: A Clemente Day gift that’s far bigger than a field

‘It’s huge for us’: A Clemente Day gift that’s far bigger than a field

Renee Maddex hopes a field improvement grant from Pirates Charities for Roberto Clemente Day will help her build a respectable program.  
Roberto Clemente Day culminates with ceremony celebrating Jacob Stallings

Roberto Clemente Day culminates with ceremony celebrating Jacob Stallings

The Pirates honored Roberto Clemente Award nominee Jacob Stallings during a pregame ceremony Wednesday at PNC Park.
Rum Bunter Sep 15, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Ke’Bryan Hayes Finding Success in Lead Off Spot

Since being moved to the lead off spot in the Pittsburgh Pirates lineup third baseman Ke’Bryan Hayes has been finding success at the plate Entering the 2021 season expectation were sky high for Ke’Bryan Hayes. While the 2021 season has not gone as Hayes or the Pittsburgh Pirates had planned he is still playing at […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Ke’Bryan Hayes Finding Success in Lead Off Spot - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Sep 15, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Top 3 Unranked Prospects

The Pittsburgh Pirates have plenty of prospects are considered high ranking among baseball, and their own system, but these three are still good prospects despite being unranked. When you look throughout the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, there are a ton of high-ranking prospects. Nick Gonzales, Quinn Priester, Henry Davis, Oneil Cruz, Liover Peguero, and Roansy […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Top 3 Unranked Prospects - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Sep 15, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Injuries Create Roster Shakeup

As the season nears an end for the Pittsburgh Pirates the team is currently dealing with plenty of injuries causing a roster shakeup Right-handed pitcher David Bednar was placed on the 10-day injured list with a right oblique strain, retroactive to September 11th. Bednar has been the best Pirate reliever of 2021 and has split the […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Injuries Create Roster Shakeup - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Pirates survive scare, play spoiler with victory over Reds

Pirates survive scare, play spoiler with victory over Reds

The Pirates built a lead, survived a wobbly sixth inning and finished strong to earn a 6-4 victory over the Reds on Tuesday at PNC Park.
Jacob Stallings is the Pirates’ 2021 Roberto Clemente Award nominee

Jacob Stallings is the Pirates’ 2021 Roberto Clemente Award nominee

Major League Baseball announced the 30 Roberto Clemente Award nominees Tuesday. Jacob Stallings will represent the Pirates.
Rum Bunter Sep 14, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Kevin Newman’s Defensive Strides in 2021

While Kevin Newman has struggled mightily at the plate for the Pittsburgh Pirates this season he has made huge strides defensively There is no denying the offensive woes of Kevin Newman with the Pittsburgh Pirates this season. In 489 plate appearances Newman has been one of the worst hitters in all of baseball. Newman has hit […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Kevin Newman’s Defensive Strides in 2021 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Sep 14, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Bligh Madris Potential 4th Outfielder

The Pittsburgh Pirates are rebuilding the farm system. There is a Triple A outfielder currently going under the radar that could contribute next season. In 2017, the Pittsburgh Pirates took an outfielder by the name of Bligh Madris in the ninth round. He went to Colorado Mesa University, where he hit .404/.488/.656 including a junior […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Bligh Madris Potential 4th Outfielder - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community

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