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Pittsburgh Pirates: Can Quinn Priester Build Off a Strong 2019?

The Pittsburgh Pirates first-round pick in 2019 was a right-handed starting pitcher.  He had a really good debut last year, can he continue it this year? The last first-round draft pick that former Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington made was to take high school starter Quinn Priester.  Priester became the top prep pitcher off of […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Can Quinn Priester Build Off a Strong 2019? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
6 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates All-Time Lineup From the 20 Consecutive Losing Seasons

While the Pittsburgh Pirates had 20 consecutive losing season from 1993 – 2012, they still had some talented players that can construct a good lineup. 1993 – 2012 was a rough 20 season stretched for the Pittsburgh Pirates and their fans. During this stretch the team suffered through 20 consecutive losing seasons, and outside of […] Pittsburgh Pirates All-Time Lineup From the 20 Consecutive Losing Seasons - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
7 hours ago

What Pittsburgh Pirates Fans Can Expect From Josh Bell’s Bat Next Season

Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Josh Bell’s breakout season had it’s very high peaks and very low valleys. So what should you expect from him in 2020? Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Josh Bell’s breakout 2019 season was outstanding. In 613 plate appearances, Bell hit for a .277/.367/.569 line. He blasted 37 home runs, while racking up 37 doubles. The […] What Pittsburgh Pirates Fans Can Expect From Josh Bell’s Bat Next Season - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
7 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Life Without Baseball as April Begins

There has still yet to be regular season baseball played by the Pittsburgh Pirates or any other MLB club as March has passed, and it all seems like a sad April Fools’ Day joke The Pittsburgh Pirates should have had a match up with the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday afternoon, and they should have already had five […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Life Without Baseball as April Begins - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
8 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Prospect Report on Outfielder Jake Snider

While we continue to wait for baseball and the Pittsburgh Pirates to come back, we will take a look at yet another Pirate prospect in the form of Jake Snider In today’s day and age, most of your casual baseball fans, when they pay attention to the farm system, if at all, will look at […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Prospect Report on Outfielder Jake Snider - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 1, 2020

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
Apr 1, 2020

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
Apr 1, 2020

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
Apr 1, 2020

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
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
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
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
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
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
Mar 27, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Baseball America New Top 300 Projections

The Major League Baseball Draft looks like it will still occur in some capacity this summer. Baseball America recently posted their updated top 300 Prospect list. The Pittsburgh Pirates have the seventh and 31st overall picks in this year’s Major League Baseball Draft.  Now the question is, when will the team get to use those […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Baseball America New Top 300 Projections - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More