1:02 AM EST, Mon March 08, 2021
14 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Kumar Rocker Dominates

The Pittsburgh Pirates have the first overall pick in the 2021 MLB Draft.  A top prospect performed well last night. The Pittsburgh Pirates have the first pick in the MLB Draft for the first time since 2011 when they selected Gerrit Cole from UCLA.  The club is in a clear rebuild and getting as much […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Kumar Rocker Dominates - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
14 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training: Gregory Polanco Teasing Fans Once Again

Throughout his MLB career Gregory Polanco has teased fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates with his sky high potential. So far this spring, he is doing that once again. Fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates know the rollercoaster ride of Gregory Polanco‘s career all too well. Entering the 2014 season Polanco was one of the top 10 […] Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training: Gregory Polanco Teasing Fans Once Again - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
15 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Adam Frazier Set For Spring Debut

After being limited by a groin issue Adam Frazier will make his spring debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon Sunday afternoon the Pittsburgh Pirates will play the eighth game of their 2021 Grapefruit League schedule. Entering the game with a record of 3-3-1, the Pirates will host the Baltimore Orioles at LECOM Park […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Adam Frazier Set For Spring Debut - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
17 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Jacob Stallings August 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Jacob Stallings had one of the most underrated performances for any player throughout 2020 with his month of August. Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Jacob Stallings is known best for his glove work behind the dish. In the past two seasons he’s tied for second in catcher Defensive Runs Saved at +21 with Austin Hedges and […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Jacob Stallings August 2020 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 6, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Shortstop Battle Heating Up

Following the first week of Grapefruit Leauge play the shortstop battle is starting to heat up for the Pittsburgh Pirates Prior to the start of Grapefruit League action we identified multiple position battles the Pittsburgh Pirates would have this spring. One of these battles we identified was at the shortstop position. With the first week […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Shortstop Battle Heating Up - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 6, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Spring Training Injuries Creating Trade Possibilities

Spring Training injuries are starting to happen which could open a trade opportunity for the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates dealt most of the veteran talent on their roster this offseason. Josh Bell, Joe Musgrove and Jameson Taillon were all traded throughout this past winter for large prospect hauls. In total, they got 11 prospects […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Spring Training Injuries Creating Trade Possibilities - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 5, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Potential Pitchers for the Final Rotation Spot

With Opening Day quickly approaching we will take a look at the potential options the Pittsburgh Pirates have for the final spot in their starting rotation Throughout the duration of Spring Training there will be several battles in camp for the Pittsburgh Pirates. One battle will be center field, another will be the middle of […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Potential Pitchers for the Final Rotation Spot - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 5, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Oneil Cruz Is a Slow Starter

The Pittsburgh Pirates are rebuilding and one of their top prospects is a notoriously slow starter.  There is no reason to panic if he gets off to a slow start in 2021. Back in 2017, the Pittsburgh Pirates closer was left-handed reliever Tony Watson, who at the trade deadline posted a 3.66 ERA.  There were some […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Oneil Cruz Is a Slow Starter - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 5, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Tyler Anderson Impresses in Spring Debut

Left-handed starting pitcher Tyler Anderson had a strong outing for the Pittsburgh Pirates in his 2021 Grapefruit League debut Throughout the offseason the Pittsburgh Pirates were in need of starting rotation help. On February 17, they got this help when they signed veteran left-handed pitcher Tyler Anderson. The Pirates and Anderson agreed to a one-year, […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Tyler Anderson Impresses in Spring Debut - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 5, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: David Bednar Has Closer Potential

The Pittsburgh Pirates received right-handed reliever David Bednar as part of the Joe Musgrove trade, could he be their closer of the future? One of, if not the biggest strength of the Pittsburgh Pirates from 2013 through 2015 was their bullpen. Led by former All-Stars such as Jason Grilli, Mark Melancon and Tony Watson, it […] Pittsburgh Pirates: David Bednar Has Closer Potential - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 5, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Oneil Cruz Starting to Play in the Outfield

Pittsburgh Pirates top shortstop prospect Oneil Cruz is starting to make the transition to the outfield as he’s starting to get playing time in the grass. One of the most talented prospect the Pittsburgh Pirates have in their highly touted farm system in Oneil Cruz. Cruz is seen as one of the Pirates’ top position player […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Oneil Cruz Starting to Play in the Outfield - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 4, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Club Announced Naming Rights

The Pittsburgh Pirates and PNC Bank have extended their naming rights to keep the stadium PNC Park for the next 10 years. Since the Pittsburgh Pirates home stadium was built back in 2001, the name has been the same:  PNC Park.  The initial agreement was a 20 year deal, with the naming rights being an […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Club Announced Naming Rights - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 4, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: 2021 Fantasy Value Breakdown

With fantasy baseball season just around the corner let’s take a look at what fantasy value some members of the Pittsburgh Pirates could have With Spring Training officially underway, fantasy baseball drafts are quickly approaching and may have even started for you anxious owners out there. The Pittsburgh Pirates may not have any early round selections […] Pittsburgh Pirates: 2021 Fantasy Value Breakdown - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 4, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Three Potential DFA Candidates To Monitor

There are a handful of players who could be designated for assignment by the end of Spring Training. Here are three that the Pittsburgh Pirates should be monitoring. At the end of every Spring Training, there’s a handful of players who get designated for assignment and exposed to waivers because they are out of options. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Three Potential DFA Candidates To Monitor - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 3, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Kevin Kramer’s Last Chance With the System

The Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2015 MLB Draft selected college shortstops with two of their first three picks.  One of them is fighting for a job with the Pirates in what is likely his last chance with the organization. In 2015, the Pittsburgh Pirates took Kevin Newman and Ke’Bryan Hayes with their first two picks […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Kevin Kramer’s Last Chance With the System - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More