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Nov 14, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Off Season: Arbitration Projections

The Pittsburgh Pirates have three players heading into arbitration this winter.  What is the expectation for what they will receive? As the offseason slowly chugs along, the Pittsburgh Pirates are getting ready to determine what kind of roster moves they need to make.  The team has lost former starting shortstop Jordy Mercer and starting second baseman […] Pittsburgh Pirates Off Season: Arbitration Projections - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 13, 2018

Pirates Rumors: Should Team Consider James Paxton

The Pittsburgh Pirates pitching staff already seems set for the 2019 season.  However, should they look to upgrade it still? This past trade deadline, the Pittsburgh Pirates made a trade to bring in Chris Archer.  Part of the reason they made that deal was to help make a push in the 2018 season.  However, even […] Pirates Rumors: Should Team Consider James Paxton - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 12, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: AFL Enters Final Week of Play

The Arizona Fall League is coming to a close, and the Pittsburgh Pirates are seeing many of their prospects getting valuable playing time. On November 17th, the Arizona Fall League will come to a close.  The Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate, the Surprise Saguaros, are in last place in their division.  With that being said, the team likely […] Pittsburgh Pirates: AFL Enters Final Week of Play - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 9, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Cole Tucker Finally Breaking Out

The Pittsburgh Pirates biggest hole this offseason is at the shortstop position.  One of their top shortstop prospects is finally breaking out. Entering the 2018 offseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates do not have a long laundry list of things to do.  Their payroll is relatively low already, but they do not have any ridiculous contracts to […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Cole Tucker Finally Breaking Out - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 8, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Gage Hinsz Returns to Action

Months ago, the Pittsburgh Pirates announced that one of their pitching prospects Gage Hinsz would be missing time due to heart surgery.  He now has returned to play. A lot of injuries happen in the game of baseball.  Anything from pulled hamstrings, broken hands, or something as serious as Tommy John Surgery.  However, for the […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Gage Hinsz Returns to Action - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 7, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Three Notable Prospects Released

The Pittsburgh Pirates have started to make some roster moves this offseason.  The team let go of three notable minor league prospects. The MLB offseason is underway and the Pittsburgh Pirates are already making roster moves!  Well, sort of.  The team has not made any significant roster moves on the big league roster, but have […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Three Notable Prospects Released - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 6, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: Arizona Fall League Update November

While the Pittsburgh Pirates are starting to get the early parts of the MLB offseason underway, they still have a handful of prospects playing out in the Arizona Fall League. As of right now, the Pittsburgh Pirates have their General Manager Neal Huntington and others at the General Manager meetings.  These are the first major […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Arizona Fall League Update November - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 4, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: Three More Way to Open Payroll

The Pittsburgh Pirates are a small market team.  With that label, the team has to find ways to put a winning team on the field with a limited budget. If Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington is known for one type of quote it would be something along the lines of creating financial flexibility.  The […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Three More Way to Open Payroll - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 2, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: Should the Team Have Kept David Freese

The Pittsburgh Pirates were very active at the trade deadline and at the August waiver deadline.  However, should they have not made one of those deals? Over the past few days, the Pittsburgh Pirates have declined options on two infielders in Josh Harrison and Jung Ho Kang.  The team did not feel that either player […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Should the Team Have Kept David Freese - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 1, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: Money Saved on Harrison and Kang

The Pittsburgh Pirates made a couple of roster moves yesterday where they declined team options.  The team saved a good bit of money by doing so. Over the last few days, teams including the Pittsburgh Pirates have had to make decisions on players who had a club or mutual options.  For the Pittsburgh Pirates, two players […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Money Saved on Harrison and Kang - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 31, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: Team Signs Patrick Kivlehan

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed their first player of the offseason.  The team handed out a minor league contract to an outfielder. Finally, the 2018-2019 Major League Baseball offseason is underway.  Teams like the Pittsburgh Pirates are figuring out what they need to do over the upcoming days.  What options to pick up or decline, […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Team Signs Patrick Kivlehan - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 30, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: 2018-2019 Off Season Lookout

Now that the World Series has wrapped up, it is time for the offseason to get underway.  What does it look like for the Pittsburgh Pirates? The Pittsburgh Pirates may have surprised a lot of people this past season.  While it is not like the 2013 season where the team stormed to the playoffs, the […] Pittsburgh Pirates: 2018-2019 Off Season Lookout - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 29, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates AFL: End of October Update

The Pittsburgh Pirates will see their prospects playing in the Arizona Fall League finish up the month of October.  How have they performed through the first month? The Arizona Fall League is already almost through October.  The Pittsburgh Pirates prospects have seen plenty of action already.  So far every team has played in 16 games […] Pittsburgh Pirates AFL: End of October Update - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 27, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: Oneil Cruz Breakout Prospect of 2018

The Pittsburgh Pirates have not had a big-time breakout prospect in many years. They may have had one this season at Low-A. If one goes back over the last few years the Pittsburgh Pirates have seen their farm system go from one of the tops in baseball to more of a middle of the road […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Oneil Cruz Breakout Prospect of 2018 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 26, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates AFL: Surprise Blown Out

The Pittsburgh Pirates had many of their prospects playing for the Surprise Saguaros yesterday.  The team was blown out in the game. The Surprise Saguaros are the host team for the Pittsburgh Pirates prospects in the Arizona Fall League.  The team has had a rough start to their short season, sitting with a record of five […] Pittsburgh Pirates AFL: Surprise Blown Out - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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