5:28 AM EST, Fri January 22, 2021
Rum Bunter 14 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Jameson Taillon Trade Rumors Continue

After finishing with the worst record in baseball in 2020, the Pittsburgh Pirates have started to trade away their best players.  Another play is drawing interest in a trade. The Pittsburgh Pirates are a small market team and thus need to continuously have a farm system that is ranked in the top 10.  They’ve acquired […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Jameson Taillon Trade Rumors Continue - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 17 hours ago
Six things to know about new Pirates prospect Hudson Head

Six things to know about new Pirates prospect Hudson Head

Outfielder Hudson Head, acquired in the Joe Musgrove trade, has become one of the Pirates’ top prospects. Let’s learn about him.
Rum Bunter 18 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining New Reliever David Bednar

Monday afternoon the Pittsburgh Pirates swung a big trade. In this trade, the Pirates sent right-handed pitcher Joe Musgrove to the San Diego Padres in a three-team trade involving the New York Mets. In this trade, the Pirates received five players. The lone MLB player the Pittsburgh Pirates got in return for Musgrove is right-handed […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining New Reliever David Bednar - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 20 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Spotlight: Outfielder Matt Gorski

With the 57th overall pick in the 2019 MLB Draft the Pittsburgh Pirates selected outfielder Matt Gorski. The right-handed hitting Gorski is a native of Fisher, Indiana, and was selected by the Pirates out of Indiana University. After quickly signing with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Gorski was able to take the field for his professional debut […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Spotlight: Outfielder Matt Gorski - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 21 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Ben Cherington Following a Similar Approach of the Dodgers

Ben Cherington has vastly improved the farm system since becoming the general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates. He’s brought in a ton of pitchers, getting Brennan Malone, a top high school arm and first-round pick in the 2019 draft, in the Starling Marte trade from the Diamondbacks, then selecting five pitchers in the 2020 draft, […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Ben Cherington Following a Similar Approach of the Dodgers - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 20, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Projecting the 2021 Starting Rotation

Throughout the offseason there have been question marks surrounding the starting rotation of tje Pittsburgh Pirates. On Monday night, these questions grew when they traded Joe Musgrove to the San Diego Padres as part of a three team trade. With Musgrove now out of the equation that changes things for the Pittsburgh Pirates and their […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Projecting the 2021 Starting Rotation - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 20, 2021

Rum Bunter Radio: Pittsburgh Pirates Trade Joe Musgrove to the San Diego Padres

Big Joe heads west, as a bundle of prospects head to the Pittsburgh Pirates A three team deal was finalized Monday afternoon between the Pittsburgh Pirates, the San Diego Padres and the New York Mets. Joe Musgrove, the team’s ace in 2020 is the only piece sent by the Pirates, allowing Musgrove to return to […] Rum Bunter Radio: Pittsburgh Pirates Trade Joe Musgrove to the San Diego Padres - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 20, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Team Interested in Veteran First Baseman

According to a recent article by ESPN’s Jesse Rogers, the Pittsburgh Pirates have shown interest in signing the veteran first baseman Mitch Moreland. The 35-year-old Moreland is looking to play in his 12th MLB season in 2021 after spending the first 11 seasons of his career with the Texas Rangers, Boston Red Sox, and most recently […] Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Team Interested in Veteran First Baseman - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 20, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Looking at New Prospect Endy Rodriguez

One of the few things the Pittsburgh Pirates lacked in their farm system was a good catching prospect. The team hasn’t had a notable young backstop since the likes of Elias Diaz, Tony Sanchez and Reese McGuire in the early to mid 2010s. However, that changed in their most recent trade. When the Pittsburgh Pirates sent Joe […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Looking at New Prospect Endy Rodriguez - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pirates outfield prospect Travis Swaggerty on development, 2021 season: ‘I think I’m ready now’

Pirates outfield prospect Travis Swaggerty on development, 2021 season: ‘I think I’m ready now’

Travis Swaggerty, the Pirates’ first-round pick in 2018, will receive a non-roster invite to spring training. He’s ready to earn a job.
Rum Bunter Jan 19, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Quinn Priester A Name to Watch

As prospect season has come around, various outlets are releasing their team, position, and top 100 rankings.  MLB Pipeline has a Pirates right-handed starter as a name to watch. All off season, Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Quinn Priester has seen praise and has been mentioned as a prospect to watch out for in 2021.  It started […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Quinn Priester A Name to Watch - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 19, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Bidding Adieu and Saying Thank You to Joe Msugrove

The rebuild of the Pittsburgh Pirates, led by General Manager Ben Cherington, continued on Monday night. The move made on Monday that continued this rebuild was the Pirates trading starting pitcher Joe Musgrove to the San Diego Padres in a three team trade with the New York Mets. In return, the Pirates received five players. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Bidding Adieu and Saying Thank You to Joe Msugrove - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 19, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Grading the Joe Musgrove Trade

On Monday evening Ben Cherington and the Pittsburgh Pirates made their second big trade of the offseason. After trading Josh Bell to the Washington Nationals on Christmas Eve, Monday evening the Bucs sent starter Joe Musgrove to the San Diego Padres as part of a three team trade. In return for Musgrove the Pittsburgh Pirates […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Grading the Joe Musgrove Trade - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 19, 2021

Rum Bunter Radio Episode 37: The Pittsburgh Pirates Go International

“Wait a minute, he’s only 16 years old?!” There’s a good chance, if you’re a fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the headline that broke Friday containing news the team would be signing outfield prospect Shalin Polanco, got you out of your chair. The reaction, although, came with mixed results. Most kids haven’t even applied to […] Rum Bunter Radio Episode 37: The Pittsburgh Pirates Go International - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Jan 19, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Their Best Pitching Prospects

The Pittsburgh Pirates have built their farmsystem up through pitching, so who is the team’s best pitching prospect? Since taking over as the general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Ben Cherington has added a ton of pitching prospects to the farm system. His first big trade involved him acquiring a high school pitcher who was […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Their Best Pitching Prospects - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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