3:19 AM EDT, Mon May 21, 2018
Rum Bunter 10 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Meltdown in the 9th Inning, Lose Series vs the Padres

After recording three consecutive wins, the Pittsburgh Pirates have now lost three in a row Following a 9-5 loss against the San Diego Padres on Sunday, the Pittsburgh Pirates are now 26-20 this season. This was the team’s third consecutive loss, and just the second series they have lost at PNC Park this season. While […] Pittsburgh Pirates Meltdown in the 9th Inning, Lose Series vs the Padres - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
sandiegouniontribune.com 10 hours ago

Padres beat Pirates on first ninth-inning comeback of season

The Padres appeared headed to quick and certain doom on Sunday afternoon. Jordan Lyles had faltered late in his start, giving up a lead. Then Kirby Yates allowed a rare run in the eighth inning that put the Padres down a run, and the Padres were 0-24 when trailing after eight innings this season....
sandiegouniontribune.com 15 hours ago

Padres notes: Yates' ankle; Jankowski's streak; pitchers at the plate

Kirby Yates escaped another perilous outing on Friday night unscathed – and with a limp and a shrug. After getting a fly ball out from the first batter he faced in the seventh inning, Yates hit Gregory Polanco, who stole second and went to third on a wild pitch before Yates struck out Pirates’...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 15 hours ago

Pirates activate Josh Harrison, send Nick Kingham to the minors

The Pirates activated Josh Harrison from the 10-day disabled list Sunday.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 8 hours ago

Ron Cook: Pirates welcome back John Harrison's energy and enthusiasm

The Pirates lost a game they should have won Sunday because of a nightmarish ninth inning. It was especially painful because their most dependable players let them down. Felipe Vasquez blew a save. Jordy Mercer had a throwing error. Josh Harrison failed to cover first base in time on a bunt. The San Diego Padres scored four runs to win, 8-5, beating the Pirates for the third consecutive game.
Rum Bunter 14 hours ago

Josh Bell’s Bat Has Come to Life in May

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ clean up hitter has come to life this month After hitting a National League switch hitting rookie record 26 home runs in 2017, the bar was set high for Josh Bell entering 2018. Bell was going to be looked upon to be the big power threat in the middle of the Pirate […] Josh Bell’s Bat Has Come to Life in May - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 14 hours ago

Francisco Cervelli on Diego Maradona's support for Nicolas Maduro: 'It's just a shame'

For Francisco Cervelli, a Venezuelan presidential campaign event Thursday represented a convergence of his passions. 

Clayton Richard keeps Pirates grounded in 6-2 loss to Padres

San Diego Padres starter Clayton Richard entered Saturday’s game coming off consecutive eight-inning outings. After watching the way he handled the Pirates Saturday night, it’s easier to see why.

Joe Musgrove could join the Pirates rotation next week

All signs point to Joe Musgrove joining the Pirates rotation next week.

Josh Harrison expected to rejoin Pirates Sunday

The Pirates plan to activate Josh Harrison from the 10-day disabled list Sunday, manager Clint Hurdle said.

Pirates demote Max Moroff to make room for Nick Kingham

The Pirates sent infielder Max Moroff to Class AAA Indianapolis Saturday to make room for Nick Kingham on the roster.
Rum Bunter May 19, 2018

Richard Rodriguez is Proving to be a Diamond in the Rough Find

The Pittsburgh Pirates have found a gem in minor league free agent signing Richard Rodriguez This past offseason the Pittsburgh Pirates inked reliever Richard Rodriguez to a minor league contract. Prior to the 2018 season, Rodriguez had pitched just 5 2/3 career Major League innings. All of these innings came with the Baltimore Orioles last […] Richard Rodriguez is Proving to be a Diamond in the Rough Find - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter May 19, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: Two New Mock Are Drafts Out

The MLB Draft is just weeks away as it takes place June 4-6.  When June 4th comes around, the Pittsburgh Pirates will have the 10th overall pick in the draft. With the MLB Draft becoming closer and closer, sites are starting to really press hard on throwing out mock drafts and info on potential prospects. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Two New Mock Are Drafts Out - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter May 19, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Week in Review: 5/11 – 5/17

The Pittsburgh Pirates had an outstanding week and currently sit at 26-17 on the season, 9 games above .500. What is going well for the Pirates and what does the team need to do to stay on top of the NL Central? Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo. The good, the bad, and the ugly […] Pittsburgh Pirates Week in Review: 5/11 – 5/17 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Austin Meadows arrives, has two hits, steals a base in Pirates debut

Austin Meadows came to hit. He arrived in Pittsburgh in the early hours Friday morning armed with simple directions from his father, Kenny: “Be aggressive. Swing early.” Meadows had waited five years for his Pirates debut. Why wait any longer for his first major league hit?

Pirates' winning streak ends at three after 3-2 loss to Padres

As far as stuff goes, the Pirates will take what Ivan Nova had Friday night. Most nights, he would too. He was efficient with his pitches, he completed six innings and he gave his team a chance to win.
Rum Bunter May 18, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Lose Game Two Against the San Diego Padres

After winning 8 of their previous 9 games, the Pittsburgh Pirates were due for a loss and that loss came on Friday night Friday night at PNC Park fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates saw the long awaited Major League debut of Austin Meadows. In his debut, the team’s top hitting prospect recorded a pair of […] Pittsburgh Pirates Lose Game Two Against the San Diego Padres - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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    Josh Harrison

    Pirates activate Josh Harrison, send Nick Kingham to the minors

  • 1 Nick Kingham

    Nick Kingham

    Pirates activate Josh Harrison, send Nick Kingham to the minors

  • 1 Francisco Cervelli

    Francisco Cervelli

    Francisco Cervelli on Diego Maradona's support for Nicolas Maduro: 'It's just a shame'

  • 1 Gregory Polanco

    Gregory Polanco

    Padres notes: Yates' ankle; Jankowski's streak; pitchers at the plate

  • 1 Josh Bell

    Josh Bell

    Josh Bell’s Bat Has Come to Life in May

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