9:21 PM EDT, Wed July 08, 2020
9 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Jameson Taillon Makes More Progress

The Pittsburgh Pirates will be without multiple starting pitchers this year.  This includes a pitcher who is working his way back from Tommy John surgery. The Pittsburgh Pirates were going to be in a tough situation with their pitching staff this year.  The big news during this downtime was that Chris Archer would be out […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Jameson Taillon Makes More Progress - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
11 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates and Their Final Starting Rotation Spot

What should the Pittsburgh Pirates do with the fifth and final spot in their starting rotation? Coronavirus permitting, the start of the 2020 season for the Pittsburgh Pirates is just 16 days away. With the start of the season just a tad over two weeks away, four of the five spots in the team’s starting […] Pittsburgh Pirates and Their Final Starting Rotation Spot - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
13 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Phillip Evans Could Quietly Find a Role

While infielder Phillip Evans entered camp as an afterthought among many fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates, he may get an opportunity to carve out a role for himself this season On December 17, 2019, the Pittsburgh Pirates signed infield Phillip Evans to a minor league free agent contract. At the time, this signing was not […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Phillip Evans Could Quietly Find a Role - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
14 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Catching Situation is Better Than You May Think

One of the biggest concerns fans have had about the Pittsburgh Pirates’ is their future at catcher. But is it truly as bad as it seems? Long term, the Pittsburgh Pirates don’t have an obvious answer at catcher. Previously, we have pointed out two names that could eventually become more notable as they develop, but […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Catching Situation is Better Than You May Think - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 7, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: An Interview with Seventh Overall Pick Nick Gonzales

The Pittsburgh Pirates new Front Office invested their first-round pick on a high upside infielder.  Let’s get to know the seventh overall selection of the 2020 MLB Draft. There was a lot of hope that when the Pittsburgh Pirates hired Ben Cherington that the organization would get better results from their drafts.  The new Front Office […] Pittsburgh Pirates: An Interview with Seventh Overall Pick Nick Gonzales - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 7, 2020

Jarrod Dyson Will be a Huge Defensive Upgrade for the Pittsburgh Pirates

New center fielder Jarrod Dyson will be a huge defensive upgrade over long time Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte in 2020. COVID-19 permitting, the Pittsburgh Pirates will kick off their abbreviated 60-game 2020 season on July 24 at Busch Stadium against the St. Louis Cardinals. In this game, Jarrod Dyson will be manning center field […] Jarrod Dyson Will be a Huge Defensive Upgrade for the Pittsburgh Pirates - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 7, 2020

Projecting the Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Day Lineup

The Pittsburgh Pirates will be starting the season soon. So who should you expect to be on the team’s opening day line-up on the first day of the season? As Marty did with projecting what could be the Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Day bullpen, I wanted to go over what their line up could look like […] Projecting the Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Day Lineup - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 7, 2020

Looking at the Pittsburgh Pirates Updated Prospect List

The Pittsburgh Pirates have steadily over the few months significantly strengthened their farm system. So let’s take a look at the newly updated FanGraphs list. The MLB Draft can produce some top tier players. Many of which start out as top prospects. FanGraphs has since updated their top prospect rankings to incorporate the best players […] Looking at the Pittsburgh Pirates Updated Prospect List - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More