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Rum Bunter 2 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Jameson Taillon Will Not Pitch in 2020

It was expected that starting pitcher Jameson Taillon would miss the entirety of the 2020 season.  That remains the plan even if the season extends late into the year. Last June, the Pittsburgh Pirates and their fanbase got stunning news that potential ace Jameson Taillon would undergo Tommy-John surgery.  What made this so stunning was […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Jameson Taillon Will Not Pitch in 2020 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 5 hours ago
Pirates fans' opening day traditions disrupted by COVID-19 crisis

Pirates fans' opening day traditions disrupted by COVID-19 crisis

With the delay of MLB’s opening day, Pirates fans have had to adjust their typical opening day routines
Rum Bunter 6 hours ago

This Day in Pittsburgh Pirates History: A.J. Burnett Out Dueled on Opening Day

The 2013 season was a historic one for the Pittsburgh Pirates, but it started with a loss against their division rival Chicago Cubs April 1, 2013, this was the day one of the greatest seasons in Pittsburgh Pirates history began. On this day, the Pirates welcomed their National League Central division rival Chicago Cubs to […] This Day in Pittsburgh Pirates History: A.J. Burnett Out Dueled on Opening Day - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 6 hours ago

Revisiting Back-To-Back Pittsburgh Pirates Walk Off Victories in 2015

Right before the 2015 All-Star break, the Pittsburgh Pirates played what would become two of the most memorable regular season games in franchise history Some of the most exciting games in sports are ones between two of the best teams in the sport. The action is only intensified when these two teams are competing are […] Revisiting Back-To-Back Pittsburgh Pirates Walk Off Victories in 2015 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 7 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Report: Pitcher Noe Toribio

In today’s latest Pittsburgh Pirates prospect profile we will delve into a sleeper prospect in 20-year-old Dominican pitching prospect Noe Toribio During these crazy times not just in the world but in my personal life as well, I’m going back to what makes me happy and what I love to do, and that’s talk about […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Report: Pitcher Noe Toribio - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Mar 31, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Brian Giles Is Deserving Of Another Look At The Hall Of Fame

Former Pirates’ Slugger Brian Giles was a one-and-done on the Hall Of Fame ballot, but he deserves another look at Cooperstown. During the late-90’s to early 2000s, the Pittsburgh Pirates had a very impressive bat in their line-up. That bat was Brian Giles. Giles put up some extremely impressive numbers throughout his career. But when […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Brian Giles Is Deserving Of Another Look At The Hall Of Fame - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Mar 31, 2020

Ex-Pittsburgh Pirates Shortstop Jack Wilson an All-Time Underrated Defender

While guys like Ozzie Smith and Andrelton Simmons are hailed as some of the best defenders of all time, former Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Jack Wilson should not be overlooked When you think of the best defensive players of all-time who do you think of? Probably Ozzie Smith, Brooks Robinson, Omar Vizquel, or more modern like […] Ex-Pittsburgh Pirates Shortstop Jack Wilson an All-Time Underrated Defender - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon speaks on new MLB-MLBPA pact

Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon speaks on new MLB-MLBPA pact

The new COVID-19-related MLB-MLBPA agreement has many ramifications. Jameson Taillon discussed those on a conference call Monday
Call to the Pen Mar 30, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: The franchise all-time bracket

Five World Champions square off with three other great teams for the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise supremacy. Since the loss of its stars to free agency in the early 1990s, the Pittsburgh Pirates have generally been one of MLB’s laggard franchises. Since 1992, only four Pirates teams have posted winning records, all of those since 2013. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: The franchise all-time bracket - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Breaking down the best baseball movies with the Pirates' Cole Tucker

Breaking down the best baseball movies with the Pirates' Cole Tucker

Pirates shortstop Cole Tucker is a movie buff. Here we talk about some of our favorite baseball movies.
Rum Bunter Mar 30, 2020

How Can Pittsburgh Pirates Reliever Kyle Crick Bounce Back in 2020?

After a breakout campaign in 2018, Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Kyle Crick took a step back in 2019. How can he bounce back in 2020? On January 15, 2018, the Pittsburgh Pirates made a trade that changed the franchise forever. They traded former NL MVP, and long time face of the franchise, Andrew McCutchen to the […] How Can Pittsburgh Pirates Reliever Kyle Crick Bounce Back in 2020? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
AJ Burnett on (maybe) coaching, fights, COVID-19 and much more

AJ Burnett on (maybe) coaching, fights, COVID-19 and much more

Former Pirates pitcher AJ Burnett talked about all kinds of things on a Sunday morning radio appearance on 93.7 The Fan.
Rum Bunter Mar 28, 2020

How MLB 2020 Season Agreement Could Impact the Pittsburgh Pirates

Following an agreement being reached on Friday, the MLB and MLBPA have come to an agreement on how to handle multiple issues if there is no 2020 season. So, how would a potential cancellation of the 2020 season impact the Pittsburgh Pirates? The Pittsburgh Pirates should be preparing for the second game of their 2020 […] How MLB 2020 Season Agreement Could Impact the Pittsburgh Pirates - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Mar 28, 2020

Outstanding Story of Former Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Ryan Vogelsong

Nothing comes easy in the game of baseball, but nobody knows that more than former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher, Ryan Vogelsong. Former Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants right-handed pitcher Ryan Vogelsong’s road to success wasn’t an easy one. Vogelsong faced many roadblocks to get to the Majors, and to stay there. He jumped through many […] Outstanding Story of Former Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Ryan Vogelsong - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Analysis: New MLB-MLBPA agreement could be a disaster for the Pirates

Analysis: New MLB-MLBPA agreement could be a disaster for the Pirates

Whether it’s service time or draft rules, the Pirates don’t benefit much from the new MLB-MLBPA agreement.

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