7:38 PM EDT, Tue May 22, 2018
6 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Brubaker, Marvel, and Kranick Throw Well

The Pittsburgh Pirates organization saw three minor league pitchers head to the mound last night.  All three threw very well in their starts. JT Brubaker went to the mound for his third start for the Pittsburgh Pirates Triple-A affiliate Indianapolis.  He faced off against the Cincinnati Reds Triple-A affiliate, the Louisville Bats.  The big righty […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Brubaker, Marvel, and Kranick Throw Well - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
12 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates 2018 Draft Preview: Trevor Larnach

The draft is about two weeks away and the Pittsburgh Pirates will be picking in the top 10 for the first time since 2013, when they selected Austin Meadows with the compensation pick they received after failing to sign Mark Appel the year prior.  It’s a chance for the Pirates to add a future impact player. At the […] Pittsburgh Pirates 2018 Draft Preview: Trevor Larnach - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
13 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Home Stand report card for week of 5/11-5/20

Another home stand is in the books. This week, the Pittsburgh Pirates started a stretch on nine games against the Giants, White Sox and Padres with five wins and six games, but ended with three straight losses to San Diego. The home stand started with an 11-2 drubbing of the Giants in Andrew McCutchen’s return […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Home Stand report card for week of 5/11-5/20 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 21, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: Relax on the Austin Meadows Show

The Pittsburgh Pirates called up their top offensive prospect to début on Friday night.  Since then he has become a hot topic of conversation. The Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Austin Meadows has been primed as one of the top outfield prospects for a few years.  As recently has 2017 he was ranked as a top 15 […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Relax on the Austin Meadows Show - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 21, 2018

Nick Kingham Needs a Permanent Spot in the Pirate Starting Rotation

Rookie righty Nick Kingham should have a permanent spot in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ starting rotation While the Pittsburgh Pirates currently own a 26-20 record and are just 1.5 games out of first place in the National League Central Division, their starting rotation still leaves a lot to be desired. Entering play on Sunday the Bucs’ […] Nick Kingham Needs a Permanent Spot in the Pirate Starting Rotation - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 20, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Meltdown in the 9th Inning, Lose Series vs the Padres

After recording three consecutive wins, the Pittsburgh Pirates have now lost three in a row Following a 9-5 loss against the San Diego Padres on Sunday, the Pittsburgh Pirates are now 26-20 this season. This was the team’s third consecutive loss, and just the second series they have lost at PNC Park this season. While […] Pittsburgh Pirates Meltdown in the 9th Inning, Lose Series vs the Padres - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 20, 2018

Josh Bell’s Bat Has Come to Life in May

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ clean up hitter has come to life this month After hitting a National League switch hitting rookie record 26 home runs in 2017, the bar was set high for Josh Bell entering 2018. Bell was going to be looked upon to be the big power threat in the middle of the Pirate […] Josh Bell’s Bat Has Come to Life in May - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 19, 2018

Richard Rodriguez is Proving to be a Diamond in the Rough Find

The Pittsburgh Pirates have found a gem in minor league free agent signing Richard Rodriguez This past offseason the Pittsburgh Pirates inked reliever Richard Rodriguez to a minor league contract. Prior to the 2018 season, Rodriguez had pitched just 5 2/3 career Major League innings. All of these innings came with the Baltimore Orioles last […] Richard Rodriguez is Proving to be a Diamond in the Rough Find - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 19, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: Two New Mock Are Drafts Out

The MLB Draft is just weeks away as it takes place June 4-6.  When June 4th comes around, the Pittsburgh Pirates will have the 10th overall pick in the draft. With the MLB Draft becoming closer and closer, sites are starting to really press hard on throwing out mock drafts and info on potential prospects. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Two New Mock Are Drafts Out - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 19, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Week in Review: 5/11 – 5/17

The Pittsburgh Pirates had an outstanding week and currently sit at 26-17 on the season, 9 games above .500. What is going well for the Pirates and what does the team need to do to stay on top of the NL Central? Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo. The good, the bad, and the ugly […] Pittsburgh Pirates Week in Review: 5/11 – 5/17 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 18, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Lose Game Two Against the San Diego Padres

After winning 8 of their previous 9 games, the Pittsburgh Pirates were due for a loss and that loss came on Friday night Friday night at PNC Park fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates saw the long awaited Major League debut of Austin Meadows. In his debut, the team’s top hitting prospect recorded a pair of […] Pittsburgh Pirates Lose Game Two Against the San Diego Padres - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 18, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: Big Night For Minor League Starters

The Pittsburgh Pirates saw four of their top 30 prospects start in the minor leagues last night.  All four had impressive starts. Last night, the Pittsburgh Pirates had four strong starts in the minor leagues.   The organization saw some of their best pitching prospects head to the mound at all four levels.  This included […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Big Night For Minor League Starters - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 18, 2018

Projecting the Upcoming Roster Moves for the Pittsburgh Pirates

There are a slew of roster moves on the horizon for the Pittsburgh Pirates Brace yourself…roster moves are coming. Okay, so, maybe it’s not that dramatic but, nonetheless, the Pittsburgh Pirates’ roster is about to undergo some changes. In the next week the Bucs are going to be promoting two players from the minor leagues, […] Projecting the Upcoming Roster Moves for the Pittsburgh Pirates - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 17, 2018

Let the Good Times Roll: Pittsburgh Pirates Continue to Roll, Beat Padres

The Pittsburgh Pirates continue to roll early on in the 2018 season Thursday night at PNC Park the Pittsburgh Pirates started a four-game series against the San Diego Padres. In a game that saw iffy starting pitching and defense from both teams, the Pirates emerged victorious over the Padres by a score of 5-4. With […] Let the Good Times Roll: Pittsburgh Pirates Continue to Roll, Beat Padres - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 17, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Set To Call Up Austin Meadows

The Pittsburgh Pirates are set to call up top position prospect Austin Meadows tomorrow and will place Starling Marte on the disabled list with an oblique injury. Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic has reported that Austin Meadows will be recalled by the Pittsburgh Pirates, writing: The Pirates intend to call up Meadows from Triple-A Indianapolis […] Pittsburgh Pirates Set To Call Up Austin Meadows - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More