12:33 PM EDT, Sat March 23, 2019
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Francisco Liriano, Melky Cabrera Make Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Day Roster

After signing a minor league contracts with the club in February, veteran lefty Francisco Liriano and outfielder Melky Cabrera have each earned a spot on the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Opening Day roster On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Pirates announced their latest roster moves as they work toward setting their 25-man roster for Opening Day. Veteran left-handed pitcher, […] Francisco Liriano, Melky Cabrera Make Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Day Roster - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
6 hours ago

Jordan Lyles To Make Final Pitch For Spot In Pittsburgh Pirates Rotation

Saturday afternoon could give an indication as to who will win the final spot in the Pittsburgh Pirates starting rotation When the Pittsburgh Pirates signed Jordan Lyles to a one-year contract at Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings in December, general manager Neal Huntington announced that he would have an opportunity to earn a spot in […] Jordan Lyles To Make Final Pitch For Spot In Pittsburgh Pirates Rotation - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 22, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: The Trade That Never Happened

The Pittsburgh Pirates had a heavy rumor going on this past offseason about a potential trade.  However, the trade that so many thought would, never happened. When it comes to the Pittsburgh Pirates, it is usually pretty obvious what players they will look to get rid of during the offseason.  The team normally will trade […] Pittsburgh Pirates: The Trade That Never Happened - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 22, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Grapefruit League Game 28: Jung Ho Kang To Play SS

Another day, another Grapefruit League game for the Pittsburgh Pirates The Pittsburgh Pirates are now less than a week away from the start of their 2019 regular season. On Friday afternoon, they will travel to Port Charlotte to battle the Tampa Bay Rays in the 28th game of their Grapefruit League schedule. When the Pirates […] Pittsburgh Pirates Grapefruit League Game 28: Jung Ho Kang To Play SS - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 21, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Notes: Injuries, Cuts, Feliz

The Pittsburgh Pirates are wrapping up their 2019 spring training this week.  Here are some recent news and notes from down in Bradenton. The Pittsburgh Pirates will be taking on the Cincinnati Reds a week from today.  The team will be on the road opening at Great American Ballpark.  This means that the team is […] Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Notes: Injuries, Cuts, Feliz - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 21, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Grapefruit League Game 27: Chris Archer Day

The Pittsburgh Pirates will play the 26th game of their Grapefruit League schedule on Thursday afternoon One week from today the Pittsburgh Pirates will travel to Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati for their 2019 season opener. Before the team goes to battle against the Reds on March 28th, they need to finish up their Grapefruit […] Pittsburgh Pirates Grapefruit League Game 27: Chris Archer Day - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 20, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Grapefruit League Game 26: At Minnesota Twins

On Wednesday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Pirates will travel to Fort Myers to battle the Minnesota Twins in the 26th game of Grapefruit League action. Opening Day is almost here. In just eight days, the Pittsburgh Pirates will travel to Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati to start their season-opening series against the Reds. Up next on […] Pittsburgh Pirates Grapefruit League Game 26: At Minnesota Twins - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 19, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Colin Moran and First Base

The Pittsburgh Pirates are getting closer and closer to Opening Day.  The team has started to make roster moves and decide what positions players will play. Yesterday, the Pittsburgh Pirates announced a few roster moves.  First off, they sent down a bunch of minor league players including Kevin Kramer and Will Craig.  Then the team […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Colin Moran and First Base - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 19, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Mailbag: March 19th, 2019

Welcome back to Rum Bunter’s weekly Pittsburgh Pirates mailbag What role will Colin Moran play in 2019? Could we see Cole Tucker in Pittsburgh sooner than expected? And more in this week’s Pittsburgh Pirates mailbag. As always, thank you to everyone who submitted questions and participated this week. Now, let’s dive in! With Jung Ho […] Pittsburgh Pirates Mailbag: March 19th, 2019 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 19, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Grapefruit League Game 25: Steven Brault Takes The Ball

The battle for the final spot in the Pittsburgh Pirates starting rotation will continue on Tuesday afternoon Yesterday, the Pittsburgh Pirates named their starting third baseman and shortstop for the 2019 season. However, the battle for the fifth and final spot in their starting rotation continues on. That battle will continues on Tuesday afternoon. On […] Pittsburgh Pirates Grapefruit League Game 25: Steven Brault Takes The Ball - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 18, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Spring: Uptick in Home Run Production

The Pittsburgh Pirates are a team that is built on pitching and getting on base.  So far this spring they have shown a good bit of power. John Jaso is a player that most Pittsburgh Pirates fans can remember from a few years ago.  He was the poster boy for how the team wanted their […] Pittsburgh Pirates Spring: Uptick in Home Run Production - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 18, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Club Makes Roster Moves

With the regular season starting up next Thursday, the Pittsburgh Pirates have made some roster decisions both in terms of minor league players and the team’s starting lineup. Spring training is winding down, with the club only having 10 games (one is split squad) remaining before the regular season starts up on the 28th.  The […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Club Makes Roster Moves - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 18, 2019

Decision Looming For Pittsburgh Pirates Francisco Liriano

A decision is looming for a left-handed pitcher and his future with the Pittsburgh Pirates On February 4th, the Pittsburgh Pirates reunited with an old friend. It was on this day that the team signed former staff ace Francisco Liriano to a minor league contract. This minor league deal included an invite to Major League […] Decision Looming For Pittsburgh Pirates Francisco Liriano - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 18, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Grapefruit League Game 24: Will The Real 5th Starter Please Stand Up

Does anyone want to be the Pittsburgh Pirates fifth starting pitcher? Anyone? Anyone? In 10 days the Pittsburgh Pirates will travel to Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati for their 2019 regular season opener against the Cincinnati Reds. When camp began, the team had a few battles unfolding. Now that Opening Day is approaching, most of […] Pittsburgh Pirates Grapefruit League Game 24: Will The Real 5th Starter Please Stand Up - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 17, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: Corey Dickerson Gives Credit For Defense

The Pittsburgh Pirates saw one of their outfielders received a Golden Glove Award at the end of the 2018 season.  It is not the one that many would have thought. When one looks at the Pittsburgh Pirates roster it is easy to say that the team’s best overall defender is center fielder Starling Marte.  He has […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Corey Dickerson Gives Credit For Defense - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More