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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
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 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 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 16, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Gage Hinsz has Heart Surgery

The Pittsburgh Pirates saw one of their former draft picks undergo surgery last week.  Gage Hinsz had to receive open heart surgery. In 2014, the Pittsburgh Pirates invested a 11th round draft pick in a big right-handed pitcher from Montana.  Gage Hinsz was considered one of the better prep arms available in the 2014 draft. […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Gage Hinsz has Heart Surgery - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 15, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Newman, Martin, Players of the Week

The Pittsburgh Pirates had two prospects be recorded as their leagues respected Players of the Week.  Kevin Newman and Jason Martin took home the honors. For the first time in a long time, the Pittsburgh Pirates seem to have a lot of their top prospects depth at the top of the minor leagues.  In years […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Newman, Martin, Players of the Week - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 14, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Jason Martin Off to a Hot Start

The Pittsburgh Pirates have what could be a really impressive line up at Double-A Altoona.  One of the key players in that lineup is Jason Martin. The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to a trade with the Houston Astros for Gerrit Cole back in the off-season.  Coming back in the deal were four player, including three major league […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Jason Martin Off to a Hot Start - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 11, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: JT Brubaker AAA Debut

The Pittsburgh Pirates promoted right handed starter JT Brubaker to Triple-A.  He had a very strong start of the season in Double-A.  How did he fair in his Triple-A début? The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted JT Brubaker in 2015 with the assumption that he was a developmental prospect.  While he pitched at a division one college, […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: JT Brubaker AAA Debut - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 10, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Strong Start for Deon Stafford

The Pittsburgh Pirates Low-A affiliate is seeing a lot of production from a 2017 draft pick.  Catcher Deon Stafford is off to a strong start. If one glances over at MLB Pipelines’ top 30 Pittsburgh Pirates list, catcher Deon Stafford can be found at number 30.  Stafford was not a preseason top 30 prospect according […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Strong Start for Deon Stafford - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 9, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Brandon Waddell Continues to Shine

The Pittsburgh Pirates Double-A pitching rotation is the best 1-5 in the system.  Brandon Waddell has been a big part of it. In 2015, the Pittsburgh Pirates invested a fifth round pick in a left-handed pitcher from the University fo Virginia.  Lefty Brandon Waddell was in the middle of a NCAA World Series run with […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Brandon Waddell Continues to Shine - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 7, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates 2018 Draft: Potential Second Round Pick

The MLB Draft is less than a month away.  The Pittsburgh Pirates have multiple top picks.  Who could they look at in the second round? With the draft coming up, everyone is looking towards who the Pittsburgh Pirates will take with their number 10 overall pick.  However, the team also has the number 36 and […] Pittsburgh Pirates 2018 Draft: Potential Second Round Pick - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 3, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: Austin Meadows and Kevin Kramer Starting Strong

Two of the Pittsburgh Pirates top prospects are off to strong starts at Triple-A.  Both players could impact the team this season. The Pittsburgh Pirates Triple-A affiliate, the Indianapolis Indians, are off to a so-so start with a record sitting at 12-11. However, the team has a lot of prospects to pay attention to, such […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Austin Meadows and Kevin Kramer Starting Strong - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 2, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: MLB Pipeline’s First Mock Draft

The draft is about a one month away.  For the Pittsburgh Pirates, they will be making the tenth overall pick.  So who is projected to go to them? There are two main websites that one should go to if they are searching for draft information, MLB Pipeline and Baseball America. Of course, Baseball America is […] Pittsburgh Pirates: MLB Pipeline’s First Mock Draft - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 30, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: Enny Romero Placed on the Disabled List

The Pittsburgh Pirates had to make a roster move for Nick Kingham yesterday. It was originally reported that Enny Romero would be designated for assignment. The Pittsburgh Pirates made a big time roster move for yesterday’s game and it paid off.  The Bucs decided to bring up pitching prospect Nick Kingham to make his major […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Enny Romero Placed on the Disabled List - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 27, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Nick Kingham To Start Sunday

The Pittsburgh Pirates are reportedly set to promote Nick Kingham to start Sunday’s game.  This will mark Kingham’s MLB début. Earlier this week, the Pittsburgh Pirates saw their opening game of the Detroit Tigers’ series postponed due to rain.  The Bucs were forced to play a double-header the next day.  Due to this, the team […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Nick Kingham To Start Sunday - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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