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Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: First Baseman C.J. Cron

The Pittsburgh Pirates could use a platon first baseman for Colin Moran and C.J. Cron could provide power from the right side of the plate. Last season, the Pittsburgh Pirates used a tandem of Josh Bell and Colin Moran at first base and designated hitter. Offensively, Moran had a career best year while Bell put […] Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: First Baseman C.J. Cron - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 27, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Jose Osuna Signs in Japan

The Pittsburgh Pirates recently cut two veterans from their roster.  One of them will be heading overseas to play. Every year there are roster decisions that have to be made.  This year for the Pittsburgh Pirates Jose Osuna was one of those decisions.  When it came down to it, Osuna was at best the fourth-best […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Jose Osuna Signs in Japan - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 27, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Outfielder Domingo Santana

A long time NL Central rival could be a free agent target for the Pittsburgh Pirates as the team searches for outfield help and right-handed pop this offseason This offseason, general manager Ben Cherington will be looking to accomplish a lot for the Pittsburgh Pirates. While his biggest goal will be to trade some of […] Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Outfielder Domingo Santana - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 27, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: It’s Time To Trade Steven Brault

Pittsburgh Pirates’ pitcher Steven Brault is coming off a career best season, but should he be traded this off season? One of the players the Pittsburgh Pirates have that has gotten some trade attention so far early in the offseason is left handed pitcher Steven Brault. Brault had a career year in 2020. Through 42.2 […] Pittsburgh Pirates: It’s Time To Trade Steven Brault - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 26, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: What To Be Thankful For This Year

Happy Thanksgiving, Rum Bunter readers! Let’s examing what fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates have to be thankful for this year. Okay, seriously, we get it. Being a fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates is not easy. In the past 23 seasons, the Pirates have made the postseason just three times and have had a winning record […] Pittsburgh Pirates: What To Be Thankful For This Year - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 26, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Looking At Potential Extension Candidates

There are multiple players the Pittsburgh Pirates could look to extend this offseason. Who are some of these players and would extensions make sense? Last offseason, shortly after being hired by the Pittsburgh Pirates, general manager Ben Cherington stated he wanted to look into extensions with some of their young players. Things didn’t get past […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Looking At Potential Extension Candidates - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 25, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates Designate Will Craig For Assignment, Claim Ashton Goudeau

After claiming Ashton Goudeau off waviers from the Coloardo Rockies, the Pittsburgh Pirates have designated former first round pick Will Craig for assignment. The Pittsburgh Pirates recently announced two moves. The first was claiming right handed pitcher Ashton Goudeau off waviers from the Colorado Rockies. To make room for the right hander, the Pirates have […] Pittsburgh Pirates Designate Will Craig For Assignment, Claim Ashton Goudeau - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 25, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Outfielder Cameron Maybin

With the Pittsburgh Pirates in the market for some outfield help this offseason, this veteran outfielder could help fill that need Earlier this month, we took a look at a potential outfield free agent target for the Pittsburgh Pirates. This outfielder was veteran Kevin Pillar. Another veteran free agent outfielder who could be a fit […] Pittsburgh Pirates Free Agent Target: Outfielder Cameron Maybin - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 25, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Look Ahead At The 2021 Draft And Beyond

The Pittsburgh Pirates secured the number one pick in next year’s draft, so what does the future hold for the team and their possible draft pick? During the 2020 season the Pittsburgh Pirates finished with a 19-41 record. Despite being the worst team in baseball by record, there were a handful of positives to come […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Look Ahead At The 2021 Draft And Beyond - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 24, 2020

Episode 31: Offseason Update, Saying Goodbye to Veteran Pittsburgh Pirates

It’s never easy to say goodbye, but for the Pittsburgh Pirates, telling Trevor Williams and Jose Osuna to hit the road was the only option. To avoid losing prospects to the rule five draft approaching this January, the Pirates decided to designate starter Trevor Williams and utility bat Jose Osuna for assignment in order to […] Episode 31: Offseason Update, Saying Goodbye to Veteran Pittsburgh Pirates - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 24, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: AJ Burnett Open To Helping Out With the Team

The Pittsburgh Pirates have made a lot of changes over the last calendar year.  Could they look to bring a former player in to Spring Training? Lat offseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates were in the market for a new manager and pitching coach.  A lot of different names were thrown out there, from local connections, former […] Pittsburgh Pirates: AJ Burnett Open To Helping Out With the Team - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 24, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Potential 2021 Roles For Jared Oliva

After making his MLB debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2020, what role could young outfielder Jared Oliva play for the Bucs in 2021? During the 2020 season, players made their MLB debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates. One of these players was outfielder Jared Oliva. Even though it was not an extended look, the young […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Potential 2021 Roles For Jared Oliva - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 24, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining What Went Wrong For Bryan Reynolds In 2020

Outfielder Bryan Reynolds had a fantastic rookie campaign for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2019, but struggled mightily in 2020. Why did he struggle so much in his next season? In 2019, outfielder Bryan Reynolds burst onto the scene for the Pittsburgh Pirates and was one of baseball’s top rookies. He finished the year batting .314/.377/.503 with 16 […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining What Went Wrong For Bryan Reynolds In 2020 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 23, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Ben Cherington Already Working the Phones

The Pittsburgh Pirates are looking to infuse more young talent into the organization.  It is sounding like that will be happening this offseason. A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about how Ben Cherington could have a busy offseason.  He spent last off-season putting together his Front Office, Coaching Staff, and analyzing the Pittsburgh […] Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Ben Cherington Already Working the Phones - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 23, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Why Max Kranick was Added to the 40-Man Roster

Recently, the Pittsburgh Pirates had to make a few roster decisions.  In the end, they cut two players and added two to their 40-man roster. The Major League Baseball offseason is just starting to rev up.  Significant dates are starting to pass by, with last week being the Rule V Draft protection deadline.  The Pittsburgh […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Why Max Kranick was Added to the 40-Man Roster - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More