3:31 AM EST, Thu January 24, 2019
12 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Top 100 Prospect Lists

Two sites published their top 100 (101) prospect lists for the 2018 seasons.  Each list featured at least three prospects from the Pirates. While MLB Pipeline is starting their positional unit prospect lists – the Pirates have a top ten prospect among the right-handed pitcher and third baseman groups – and Fangraphs are doing their […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Top 100 Prospect Lists - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
15 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: None On MLB Pipeline Top 10 Shortstop List

The Pittsburgh Pirates saw one of their third base prospects show up on the top third baseman list.  What about the shortstop list? MLB Pipeline has been releasing their Top 10 Prospect lists by position.  So far, the Pittsburgh Pirates have seen a few of their prospects show up on the lists.  The Bucs saw […] Pittsburgh Pirates: None On MLB Pipeline Top 10 Shortstop List - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
21 hours ago

The Pittsburgh Pirates Should Sign Shortstop Jose Iglesias

With the first full squad workout in Bradenton less than a month away, the Pittsburgh Pirates are still searching for a shortstop Three weeks form today, pitchers and catchers will report to Bradenton for the Pittsburgh Pirates. A few days later, the rest of the team will show up for the first full squad workout. […] The Pittsburgh Pirates Should Sign Shortstop Jose Iglesias - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 22, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: Ke’Bryan Hayes Ranked Top 10 At Position

The Pittsburgh Pirates have one of the top third base prospects in all of Major League Baseball.  Here is where he is ranked entering this season. Every year it is always interesting to see how the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system matches up against other team’s systems.  However, another interesting thing to look at is where […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Ke’Bryan Hayes Ranked Top 10 At Position - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 22, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Starling Marte on the Trade Block?

The Pittsburgh Pirates have had a very slow offseason like most of baseball.  However, yesterday a very interesting rumor came out. While the last few days in Pittsburgh have been very cold, the hot stove for the Pittsburgh Pirates finally saw some heat yesterday.  However, whatever heat that the stove was getting was quickly turned […] Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Starling Marte on the Trade Block? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 22, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Mailbag: January 22nd, 2019

Welcome back to Rum Bunter’s weekly Pittsburgh Pirates mailbag Should Pittsburgh Pirates fans be excited about the 2019 season? Will Jung Ho Kang be at shortstop on Opening Day? And more in this week’s mailbag. As always, thank you to everyone who submitted questions to this week’s mailbag. Now, let’s dive in! Should I bother […] Pittsburgh Pirates Mailbag: January 22nd, 2019 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 21, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: Can Erik Gonzalez Be the Answer at Shortstop?

Earlier this offseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates made a 5-player trade with the Cleveland Indians. This was one of their major moves so far this offseason. The Pittsburgh Pirates and Cleveland Indians made a multiplayer trade this offseason. The Bucs sent MLB role players OF Jordan Luplow and infielder Max Moroff to the Tribe while receiving […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Can Erik Gonzalez Be the Answer at Shortstop? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 21, 2019

Do Not Overlook Keone Kela For The 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates

When thinking about the Pittsburgh Pirates bullpen in 2019, do not overlook their dominant setup man During last July’s non-waiver trade deadline no team was more active than the Pittsburgh Pirates. By adding starting pitcher Chris Archer and reliever Keone Kela the Bucs added two of the best pitchers available at the deadline. They also […] Do Not Overlook Keone Kela For The 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 20, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: There are Still More Issues with the Payroll

The Pittsburgh Pirates payroll is always a hot topic of conversation, especially during the offseason.  The organization once again seems to no to be spending. Bob Nutting is the name of the least favorite person in Pittsburgh.  Why?  Simple, he is the owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the shot caller, the wallet of the team. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: There are Still More Issues with the Payroll - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 19, 2019

More Honors for Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Ke’Bryan Hayes

The Pittsburgh Pirates have one of the best third base prospects in baseball.  However, it’s not just his potential offense that scouts like. The Pittsburgh Pirates selected Ke’Bryan Hayes during the Compensation Round of the 2014 MLB June Amateur Draft.  At the time he was considered one of the last rising prospects that teams started to […] More Honors for Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Ke’Bryan Hayes - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 19, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Wade Miley

Could a veteran left-handed pitcher who spent 2018 in the National League Central be a fit for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2019? In 24 days, pitchers and catchers will report to Bradenton. With this, Spring Training will be underway for the Pittsburgh Pirates. As Spring Training and the 2019 season approaches the team remains in […] Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Wade Miley - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 19, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Dario Agrazal Clears Waivers

The Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitching depth received a boost on Friday On January 11th, the Pittsburgh Pirates claimed pitcher Aaron Slegers off waivers from the Minnesota Twins. In order to make room for Slegers on the 40-man roster the Pirates designated pitching prospect Dario Agrazal for assignment. However, Agrazal will remain a part of the […] Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Dario Agrazal Clears Waivers - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 18, 2019

Could The Pittsburgh Pirates Be A Part Of The Sonny Gray Sweepstakes?

According to reports the New York Yankees are close to trading a starting pitcher, could the Pittsburgh Pirates be part of the sweepstakes? With less than a month to go until pitchers and catchers report to Bradenton, the Pittsburgh Pirates are still in search of a fifth starting pitcher. Jordan Lyles is an option, but […] Could The Pittsburgh Pirates Be A Part Of The Sonny Gray Sweepstakes? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 17, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Nick Ahmed Becoming Possible?

The Pittsburgh Pirates still have one glaring hole to fill this offseason.  Could it be filled by a player who was rumored earlier this offseason? Entering the offseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates had two glaring holes to fill, a temporary/fourth outfielder and a shortstop.  So far, the team has acquired their new outfielder in Lonnie Chisenhall, who they […] Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Nick Ahmed Becoming Possible? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 17, 2019

What Will 2019 Hold For Jose Osuna?

What could 2019 have in store for Jose Osuna? A week from Saturday the Pittsburgh Pirates will hold their first full squad workout at Bradenton. With this workout, Spring Training will be underway for the 2019 edition of the Pittsburgh Baseball Club. Each of the past two seasons INF/OF Jose Osuna has been the star […] What Will 2019 Hold For Jose Osuna? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More