11:09 AM EDT, Tue June 18, 2019
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The Pittsburgh Pirates Should Give Kevin Kramer A Chance At Second Base

The Pittsburgh Pirates need to shake things up at second base 71 games into the 2019 season the Pittsburgh Pirates offense has been the strength of the team. This has come to the surprise of everyone as the pitching staff was expected to be this team’s strength. While the offense has carried the team, especially […] The Pittsburgh Pirates Should Give Kevin Kramer A Chance At Second Base - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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Tuesday’s Start Can Get Mitch Keller On Track For The Pittsburgh Pirates

Mitch Keller will have a golden opportunity to get on track on Tuesday night after struggling in his first two MLB starts On Tuesday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates will start a two-game series at home against the Detroit Tigers. Both teams enter this series with their fair share of problems. The Pirates will carry a […] Tuesday’s Start Can Get Mitch Keller On Track For The Pittsburgh Pirates - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Braxton Ashcraft Makes 2019 Debut

As short season leagues begin to start across the minor leagues, one of the Pittsburgh Pirates top pitching prospects made their 2019 debut over the weekend Over the weekend, New York-Penn League play began. This included Pittsburgh Pirates minor league affiliate the West Virginia Black Bears. The Black Bears kicked off their 2019 season on […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Braxton Ashcraft Makes 2019 Debut - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 17, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: Bullpen Has Strong Weekend & Other Takeaways From Series Win In Miami

The road trip from hell is finally over and it ended on a high note for the Pittsburgh Pirates Over the weekend, the Pittsburgh Pirates wrapped up a 10-game road trip by picking up a series victory over the Miami Marlins. Entering the series, the Pirates were 0-7 on the road trip and 6-18 in […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Bullpen Has Strong Weekend & Other Takeaways From Series Win In Miami - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 17, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Jake Brentz Adjusting Well To Triple-A

A left-handed relief prospect is off to a strong start for the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians In the sport of baseball, you can never have too much pitching. This is a lesson that the 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates have learned. 23 different players have hit the injured list for the Pirates this season. 12 of these 23 […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Jake Brentz Adjusting Well To Triple-A - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 16, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Drop a Close Game to the Marlins

The Pirates were defeated by the Marlins Saturday night, losing a close game to the score of 3-4. A strong outing from Dario Agrazal was squandered by Hurdle’s fast trigger finger and a quieted offense. Coming off a strong win against the Marlins on Friday, the Pirates looked to stay hot against the Marlins, who […] Pittsburgh Pirates Drop a Close Game to the Marlins - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 15, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Sign Draft Picks Sammy Siani and Grant Ford

The Pittsburgh Pirates have already signed a bunch of their 2019 Draft picks.  However, last night the team signed another one of their top selections and another pick. The big piece for the Pittsburgh Pirates 2019 Draft class was number 18 overall pick Quinn Priester.  Priester, a right-handed pitcher, quickly signed with the team.  They […] Pittsburgh Pirates Sign Draft Picks Sammy Siani and Grant Ford - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 15, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Reliever Chris Stratton With Mixed Results During Rehab Stint

A rehabbing Pittsburgh Pirates reliever has had mixed results thus far on his rehab stint at Triple-A On May 25th, the Pittsburgh Pirates placed reliever Chris Stratton on the 10-day injured list. Stratton hit the IL with a side injury, and is one of 23 Pirate players to hit the IL during the 2019 season. […] Pittsburgh Pirates Reliever Chris Stratton With Mixed Results During Rehab Stint - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 14, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates End Losing Streak At Seven By Blowing Out Miami

After a dreadful start to their road trip, the Pittsburgh Pirates got back in the win column on Friday night What is sure to be a riveting three-game series kicked off Friday night in Miami. Owning the worst winning percentage in the National League, the Miami Marlins welcomed the Pittsburgh Pirates and the third worst […] Pittsburgh Pirates End Losing Streak At Seven By Blowing Out Miami - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 14, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: Team Set to Promote Dario Agrazal

The Pittsburgh Pirates are apparently calling up another pitching prospect to help fill out the rotation.  The new call-up will start on Saturday against the Miami Marlins. Over the years, if one looked at the Pittsburgh Pirates Top 30 prospects, at the bottom of the list a pitcher by the name of Dario Agrazal would […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Team Set to Promote Dario Agrazal - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 13, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Mailbag: June 13th, 2019

It’s that time again here at Rum Bunter – Pittsburgh Pirates mailbag time! How should the Pittsburgh Pirates go about handling their outfield logjam? Should Bryan Reynolds embrace the stache life? And more in this week’s mailbag! As always, thank you to everyone who submitted questions this week and participated in the mailbag. Now, let’s […] Pittsburgh Pirates Mailbag: June 13th, 2019 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 13, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Losing Streak Hits 6 In A Row

Following another blown lead by the bullpen, the Pittsburgh Pirates have lost six games in a row On paper, Wednesday night’s match up at Sun Trust Park between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Atlanta Braves looked like a pitchers duel between a pair of rising young stars. Mike Soroka, the best rookie pitcher in baseball, took […] Pittsburgh Pirates Losing Streak Hits 6 In A Row - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 12, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates 2019 Draft: Team Signs 8th and 10th Round Picks

The Pittsburgh Pirates have already begun signing some of their 2019 draft picks.  They announced that they came to terms with a few more picks. The Pittsburgh Pirates have been pretty active in signings their top picks.  The Bucs signed their first round pick two days ago and followed that up with a few more […] Pittsburgh Pirates 2019 Draft: Team Signs 8th and 10th Round Picks - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 12, 2019

Two Pittsburgh Pirates Pitchers Begin Rehab Stints

It appears that help is on the way for a much maligned, and struggling, Pittsburgh Pirates pitching staff. At this point, saying that the Pittsburgh Pirates pitching staff has struggled with injuries/ineffectiveness would make you sound like a broken record. Thankfully, the team appears to be on the cusp of getting two of their injured […] Two Pittsburgh Pirates Pitchers Begin Rehab Stints - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 12, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Sign Three High 2019 Draft Picks

The Pittsburgh Pirates finished their draft less than a week ago, but they already are signing some of their top picks.  The Bucs announced three more signings last night. Last week, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the rest of Major League Baseball took part in the annual Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.  The Bucs had the […] Pittsburgh Pirates Sign Three High 2019 Draft Picks - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More