7:16 AM EST, Sat December 04, 2021
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 16 mins ago
After delay, timing of Hall of Fame election would be ‘extra special’ for Danny Murtaugh’s family

After delay, timing of Hall of Fame election would be ‘extra special’ for Danny Murtaugh’s family

Former Pirates manager Danny Murtaugh has a chance to finally be elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
Rum Bunter 19 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Ben Cherington’s 40-man Roster Overhaul

The Pittsburgh Pirates have seen significant roster changes in recent years.  But, how much has really changed? Blow it up, tear it down, start over, rebuild, whatever you may call it when the Pittsburgh Pirates fired Neal Huntington something had to change on the roster.  After having a lot of success early in his Pirates […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Ben Cherington’s 40-man Roster Overhaul - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 21 hours ago
Cherington: New hitting coach Andy Haines offers ‘uncommon combination’ for the Pirates

Cherington: New hitting coach Andy Haines offers ‘uncommon combination’ for the Pirates

Pirates general manager Ben Cherington spoke on the new coaching staff hires, as well as the prospects he got for Jacob Stallings.
Rum Bunter 21 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Jacob Stallings Was Nearly a Red Sox

Earlier this week the Pittsburgh Pirates traded catcher Jacob Stallings to the Miami Marlins… but it appears they nearly had a deal in place with another team This past week was a busy week for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Prior to Major League Baseball’s work stoppage, the Pirates were busy making roster moves that included free […] Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Jacob Stallings Was Nearly a Red Sox - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
'It’s been a lot of fun': Steven Brault reflects on Pittsburgh, being non-tendered and what might be next

'It’s been a lot of fun': Steven Brault reflects on Pittsburgh, being non-tendered and what might be next

The Pirates non-tendered Steven Brault earlier this week. The pitcher reflected on his time in Pittsburgh and what he thinks is next.
Rum Bunter Dec 3, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Potential Swingman Pitching Prospects

The swingman is one of the lesser talked about roles in baseball, but these four prospects could fill that role for the Pittsburgh Pirates long-term. Throughout Major League Baseball pitcher’s roles are becoming much less specialized with each team, the Pittsburgh Pirates included. While we’ll always likely have starting pitchers, they’re pitching less and fewer […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Potential Swingman Pitching Prospects - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
How MLB’s lockout — and potential labor changes — could impact the Pirates

How MLB’s lockout — and potential labor changes — could impact the Pirates

MLB owners have locked out the players. So what does that mean for the Pirates?
Rum Bunter Dec 2, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates News: “Smart Pivot” to Sign Roberto Perez

The Pittsburgh Pirates recently made a couple of transactions dealing with the position of catcher. Did they make a good choice? Over this past weekend, the Pittsburgh Pirates entered into what was at that point craziness in the offseason.  There was a lot of money spent and a lot of player movement over the last […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: “Smart Pivot” to Sign Roberto Perez - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Dec 2, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates Still in the Market for Starting Pitching

While meeting with the media on Wednesday night prior to the CBA expiring and Major League Baseball’s work stoppage beginning, general manager Ben Cherington told the media that the Pittsburgh Pirates are still in the market for additional starting pitching help Entering the offseason one of the biggest needs for the Pittsburgh Pirates was starting […] Pittsburgh Pirates Still in the Market for Starting Pitching - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Dec 2, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Debating a Richard Rodríguez Reunion

Former Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Ricard Rodríguez was recently non-tendered by the Atlanta Braves, so should the Bucs look into the right-hander? The Atlanta Braves non-tendered Richard Rodríguez during Tuesday’s non-tender deadline. It was only a couple of months ago that Rodríguez was considered one of the more premium relief pitchers on the trade market. The […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Debating a Richard Rodríguez Reunion - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jason Mackey: What will it take for the Pirates to finally stop trading many of their best players?

Jason Mackey: What will it take for the Pirates to finally stop trading many of their best players?

The Pirates believe it was the right business move to trade Jacob Stallings, but sooner or later, they need to put a stake in the ground.
Ben Cherington explains Pirates’ recent flurry of roster moves

Ben Cherington explains Pirates’ recent flurry of roster moves

Things have been crazy for MLB teams over the past three days, the Pirates included. Here’s Ben Cherington explaining some of what they did.
Rum Bunter Dec 1, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: MLB’s Lockout Could Be Shorter Than Most Think

The Pittsburgh Pirates and the rest of Major League Baseball looks like it will be heading for a work-stoppage, but the lockout could last much shorter than most think for a few important reasons. With MLB and the MLBPA’s collective bargaining agreement coming to a close, a lockout will definitely ensue. This will lead to […] Pittsburgh Pirates: MLB’s Lockout Could Be Shorter Than Most Think - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Dec 1, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Possible Pitching Reunion from 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates need to fill out their pitching staff before the 2022 season.  Apparently, they have an interest in bringing back a reliever. One of the tougher trades the Pittsburgh Pirates made at the 2021 Trade Deadline was the last-minute deal that sent relief pitcher Richard Rodriguez to the Atlanta Braves.  The deal made […] Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Possible Pitching Reunion from 2021 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Dec 1, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Five Former Late Round Draft Picks to Watch

Some of the Pittsburgh Pirates best prospects are early round draft picks, but let’s take a look at a few late round draft picks who deserve some attention. The Pittsburgh Pirates recent drafts have been pretty good ones. Since Ben Cherington has taken over, he’s added some very highly touted prospects to the system including […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Five Former Late Round Draft Picks to Watch - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community

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