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Rum Bunter Sep 18, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Continue Strong September With Series Victory Over Kansas City

The Pittsburgh Pirates continued their strong month of September with a shutout victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night Some people will tell you that the month of September in Major League Baseball is glorified Spring Training. This sentiment is understandable. After all, teams that are out of postseason contention often find themselves using a […] Pittsburgh Pirates Continue Strong September With Series Victory Over Kansas City - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Would you pay $1,780 for a designer Pirates sweatshirt?

Fall fall/winter 2018, Gucci has teamed with Major League Baseball for a designer collection of shirts, hats, scarves and more.
Rum Bunter Sep 18, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: 2019 Outlook for Kramer and Frazier

The Pittsburgh Pirates are fighting to finish the season with a winning record this year.  However, they will have a very interesting decision for 2019. If there is one player who raised his stock for the 2019 season it’s Adam Frazier.  The Pittsburgh Pirates took advantage of Josh Harrison having an injury and started to […] Pittsburgh Pirates: 2019 Outlook for Kramer and Frazier - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Sep 18, 2018

Could Pablo Reyes Be The Pittsburgh Pirates Super Utility Man In 2019?

Could the Pittsburgh Pirates have found their new super utility man in the form of a 25-year-old September call-up? In Major League Baseball the month of September can be all about opportunity. With expanded rosters, September call-ups, and teams looking to get younger players reps opportunities are always presenting themselves. As we discussed on the site […] Could Pablo Reyes Be The Pittsburgh Pirates Super Utility Man In 2019? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Royals Review Sep 17, 2018
Pittsburgh Pirates series preview: Wait, who are the Royals playing?

Pittsburgh Pirates series preview: Wait, who are the Royals playing?

At the trade deadline, the Pittsburgh Pirates tore a page out of the 2017 Royals book and went after what they thought was the final piece of the puzzle to push them into the playoffs. Neal Huntington and company sent Austin Meadows, Tyler Glasnow, and Shane Baz—all very serious pieces of what could have been the Pirates’ future—for Chris Archer. Archer is under control through the 2021 season and at reasonable prices through the entire run of his contract with two club options at the back end, so the deal wasn’t only for this year, but since they made the move, they have lost five...
Rum Bunter Sep 17, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Ray Searage To Undergo Surgery

The Pittsburgh Pirates will head into their next series without one of their main coaches.  The Bucs will be without their pitching coach over the next few days. The Pittsburgh Pirates are fresh off back-to-back wins against the Milwaukee Brewers.  It was a good series to watch as the Bucs continue to go out and fight […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Ray Searage To Undergo Surgery - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Sep 17, 2018

Opportunity Is Knocking For Jordan Luplow

While injuries in sports are never good, they can create opportunities for other players. And a recent injury has created a big opportunity for a young Pittsburgh Pirates’ outfielder Last week, the Pittsburgh Pirates announced that right fielder Gregory Polanco will undergo shoulder surgery. This surgery will put Polanco on the shelf for 7 – […] Opportunity Is Knocking For Jordan Luplow - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Brew Crew Ball Sep 16, 2018
Brewers’ 7-series win streak snapped by Pirates after 9th inning rally comes up short

Brewers’ 7-series win streak snapped by Pirates after 9th inning rally comes up short

It’s hard to win a series when you have a 16-inning scoreless drought WP - Trevor Williams (13-9)LP - Jhoulys Chacin (14-8)SV - Felipe Vazquez (34)HR - Jesus Aguilar (32), Domingo Santana (4) One More Stomach-Punch Box Score The Milwaukee Brewers made it interesting in the 9th inning, but in the end a 16-inning scoreless streak was too much to overcome, as their 7-series win streak game to an end this afternoon in a 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. After Christian Yelich homered in the first inning of Saturday night’s game, the Brewers proceeded not to score until the 9th inning this...

Pirates balance potential with lack of evidence when considering Jung Ho Kang's option

““We like the upside of the player,” Neal Huntington said. “Now we just need to put a dollar figure to the attainability of that.”

Neal Huntington: Pirates see good signs from Chris Archer, despite results

The Pirates continue to see positive underlying signs from Chris Archer, despite a 5.49 ERA since joining the Pirates.

Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage to have neck surgery

Assistant pitching coach Justin Meccage will serve as the interim pitching coach.
Brew Crew Ball Sep 15, 2018
Game Thread #149: Milwaukee Brewers (85-63) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (72-74)

Game Thread #149: Milwaukee Brewers (85-63) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (72-74)

Davies (2-5, 4.75 ERA) vs. Nova (8-9, 4.17 ERA) Lineups: Here's the #Brewers lineup for as we continue our series against the Pirates. #ThisIsMyCrew pic.twitter.com/LAa5tErCvu— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) September 15, 2018
Rum Bunter Sep 15, 2018

Starling Marte’s Breast Cancer Event

Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Starling Marte will be hosting a breast cancer event this offseason in his home country. Professional athletes get judged for what they do on the field, but it’s what they do off the field that can lead to major benefits and leave lasting communities.  It’s something that Chris Archer prides himself, […] Starling Marte’s Breast Cancer Event - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Sep 15, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: Jason Martin Struggles at Triple-A

The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired 4 players in the Gerrit Cole trade last winter.  One of them was a prospect who burst onto the scene at Double-A. Back when the Pittsburgh Pirates sent pitcher Gerrit Cole to the Houston Astros they received 4 players back in the deal.  Of the 4 players, only 1 was considered […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Jason Martin Struggles at Triple-A - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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