6:35 AM EDT, Sat June 24, 2017
7 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Win Game 1 In St. Louis

The Pittsburgh Pirates are now 1-3 at Busch Stadium this season Friday night at Busch Stadium it was a battle of number 50s. In game 1 of a 3 game weekend series, Jameson Taillon led the Pittsburgh Pirates against Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals. While both number 50s pitched well, the Pirate bullpen […] Pittsburgh Pirates Win Game 1 In St. Louis - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
12 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Other 2017 Draft Signings So Far

Yesterday we wrote about the Pittsburgh Pirates coming to terms with number 42 overall pick Steven Jennings and number 72 overall pick Connor Uselton.  Here are some of the other notable signings so far from the draft. The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed their top four draft picks already.  This includes number 12 overall Shane Baz, […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Other 2017 Draft Signings So Far - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
20 hours ago

Andrew McCutchen Needs Moved Back Up In The Batting Order

After a month of batting sixth, it is time for the baddest dude in the league to get moved back up in the lineup once again After an abysmal start to the season, Andrew McCutchen is back. However, there is one problem. That problem is that Clint Hurdle and the Pirates continue to bat Andrew […] Andrew McCutchen Needs Moved Back Up In The Batting Order - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
21 hours ago

Cole and Cutch: Buy or Sell?

The Pittsburgh Pirates enter June’s third week in fourth place in the NL Central; six games back of division leader Milwaukee and 12.0 games back of Arizona and Los Angeles for Wild Card spots. The Pirates have experienced a unique roller coaster ride as we head into the thick of the summer, but the club […] Cole and Cutch: Buy or Sell? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 22, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Draft: Steven Jennings Signs

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed most of their picks from the first 10 rounds of their 2017 MLB draft.  They signed first round pick Shane Baz quickly, and today they have signed Steven Jennings. After failing to sign pitcher Nick Lodolo last year at pick number 41, the Pirates were able to sign this years number […] Pittsburgh Pirates Draft: Steven Jennings Signs - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 22, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 Draft: Top Draft Signing Including Uselton

The Pittsburgh Pirates have already signed their first round selection among many other later round picks.  They have now signed another one of their top picks from this year’s draft. Two days ago it was reported that the Pittsburgh Pirates signed another prospect from day one of their draft.  According to MLB Pipeline, the Bucs […] Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 Draft: Top Draft Signing Including Uselton - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 22, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Miss Big Opportunity vs Brewers

With a loss on Thursday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Pirates let a great opportunity slip away The Pittsburgh Pirates were defeated by the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday afternoon. With the loss, the Pirates are now 33-40 on the season and 6 games out of first place in the National League Central. This series was a big […] Pittsburgh Pirates Miss Big Opportunity vs Brewers - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 21, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Drop Game 3 In Milwaukee

The Pittsburgh Pirates are now 33-39 this season After winning the first 2 games of their 4 game series at Miller Park, the Pittsburgh Pirates were defeated by the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night. With the loss, the 33-39 Pirates fell to 5 games back of the Brewers for first place in the National League […] Pittsburgh Pirates Drop Game 3 In Milwaukee - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 21, 2017

Trevor Williams Does Not Allow Much Hard Contact

The Pittsburgh Pirates can pull to 3 games out of first place with a win over the Milwaukee Brewers tonight Through two games, the Pirates’ current seven game road trip could not be off to a better start. Each of the past two nights the Pittsburgh Pirates have been victorious over the Milwaukee Brewers. As […] Trevor Williams Does Not Allow Much Hard Contact - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 21, 2017

Ivan Nova’s Success In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Pirates right-handed starter Ivan Nova has pitched well with the Pittsburgh Pirates.  He has exceeded everybody’s expectations.  Some of the keys to doing so have been changing his pitches and sequencing. Ivan Nova came over from the New York Yankees on August 1, 2016, for prospects Tito Polo and Stephen Tarpley.  The move was a head scratching […] Ivan Nova’s Success In Pittsburgh - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 20, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Win Second Straight Over First Place Brewers

The Pittsburgh Pirates are now 33-38 this season Powered by a 6 run first inning, the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Milwaukee Brewers by a score of 7-3 on Tuesday night. With the win, the Bucs pulled to 4 games of the first place Brewers in the National League Central. Additionally, the are now 4-1 against […] Pittsburgh Pirates Win Second Straight Over First Place Brewers - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 20, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates: A Look at Austin Meadows’ Season

Austin Meadows entered his first full season at Triple-A rated as one of the best prospects in baseball.  Here is look at the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league outfielder’s season thus far. At the beginning of the year, the expectation was that Andrew McCutchen would likely be dealt and be replaced by top prospect Austin Meadows. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: A Look at Austin Meadows’ Season - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 20, 2017

Chad Kuhl Has Pitched Better Than You Think In 2017

I have been very critical of Chad Kuhl this season, however, he has pitched better than many people, myself included, realize. Right-handed starting pitcher Chad Kuhl made his Major League debut last June. It came in memorable fashion, as he helped to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to victory over Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles […] Chad Kuhl Has Pitched Better Than You Think In 2017 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 19, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Dominate Milwaukee Brewers To Start Road Trip

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ got their 7 game road trip off to a great start on Monday night in Milwaukee On Monday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates started a crucial 7 game road trip. This road trip starts with a 4 game series at the first place Milwaukee Brewers, and Monday night saw the Pirates start this […] Pittsburgh Pirates Dominate Milwaukee Brewers To Start Road Trip - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 19, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates: Two Relievers to Watch at Altoona

The Altoona Curve are 37-30 this year, and currently lead the Western Division in the Eastern League.  A big reason for their success is because of their pitching, specifically two minor league relief prospects. The Altoona Curve currently are third in the Eastern League in terms of team earned run average.  A big part of this […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Two Relievers to Watch at Altoona - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More