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Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Marvel, Kranick, Swaggerty

The Pittsburgh Pirates loss to the Atlanta Braves last night.  However, the team had some standout players down in the minor leagues. The Pittsburgh Pirates continue to see their offense struggle at the big league level.  That has not been an issue down in the minor leagues.  The Pittsburgh Pirates affiliates have all played winning […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Marvel, Kranick, Swaggerty - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 20, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates To Play in 2019 MLB Little League Classic

The Pittsburgh Pirates played in Williamsport in 2017.  The game is now an annual thing inline with the Little League World Series.  The Bucs will play there again in 2019. Last year, the Pittsburgh Pirates were part of a new Major League Baseball tradition.  The league decided to make Major League Baseball part of the […] Pittsburgh Pirates To Play in 2019 MLB Little League Classic - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 19, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: Team Should Send Down Kevin Newman

The Pittsburgh Pirates recently called up top shortstop prospect Kevin Newman.  However, he has been used sparingly thus far. When the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria from the Tampa Bay Rays the thought was he could potentially battle Jordy Mercer for the starting shortstop job.  While Mercer was locked in as the team’s starter […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Team Should Send Down Kevin Newman - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 17, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Notes on West Virginia Power

As the Pittsburgh Pirates march toward September, their minor league affiliates are coming up on the end of their seasons. Here are some notes for the West Virginia Power. The West Virginia Power is the Pittsburgh Pirates Low-A affiliate. They have been led by a few key members this year from recent draft classes. This […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Notes on West Virginia Power - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 16, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Marvel, Hayes, Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates lost got swept by the Minnesota Twins after dropping both games including yesterday.  How did things shake out in the minors? The Pittsburgh Pirates look like they have officially cooled off.  The team went into the trade deadline as one the hottest teams in baseball, but since have played like a mediocre […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Marvel, Hayes, Indianapolis - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 14, 2018

The Pittsburgh Pirates Must Sweep 2 Game Twin Series

The Pittsburgh Pirates will have a short two-game series against the Minnesota Twins.  The team should and needs to sweep the Twins. Currently, the Pittsburgh Pirates are 5 games out of the second Wild Card spot.  They have seemed to be stuck there for the last 2 weeks.  After going on an 11 game winning […] The Pittsburgh Pirates Must Sweep 2 Game Twin Series - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 13, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Trades Chris Bostick

The Pittsburgh Pirates recently DFA’d utility player Chris Bostick and the team has now worked out a trade with the Miami Marlins involving Bostick. Chris Bostick was a Pittsburgh Pirates all-star this season, well at least at Triple-A Indianapolis he was one.  Bostick is an interesting player who never really got a chance at the big […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Trades Chris Bostick - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 12, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Is Shane Baz Getting Traded?

The Pittsburgh Pirates have two players that will be going in trades sometime in the future.  The Bucs made two deadline deals that involved a Player to Be Named Later. The Pittsburgh Pirates had their splashiest trade deadline ever under General Manager Neal Huntington.  However, to make the big moves, the team had to depart […] Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Is Shane Baz Getting Traded? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 11, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Waddell, Marvel, Robles

The Pittsburgh Pirates saw three interesting pitching prospects head to the mound yesterday.  Two of the three pitchers made their debuts at new levels. The Pittsburgh Pirates are at that time of the year where they are starting to promote players to their next minor league level.  Recently they promoted pitchers, James Marvel and Domingo […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Waddell, Marvel, Robles - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 9, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: 2018 Jersey Nickname Weekend

Last year, the MLB allowed the Pittsburgh Pirates and the other 29 teams to get creative with their jerseys by putting nicknames on the back.  Well, it is back for year two. Last year, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and baseball fans in general, got a chance to see players put their nicknames on the back of their […] Pittsburgh Pirates: 2018 Jersey Nickname Weekend - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 8, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Triple-A Indianapolis Goes Cycling

The Pittsburgh Pirates had a big win last night with a complete game from their starting pitcher.  While this is a rarity at Coors Field, it was not the most impressive thing in the organization. The Pittsburgh Pirates saw Jameson Taillon pitch the 52nd complete game in Coors Field History last night.  This is quite […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Triple-A Indianapolis Goes Cycling - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 7, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Baz, Two Prep Arms, Promotions

The Pittsburgh Pirates saw three of their top young arms head to the mound last night.  Also, the organization has promoted two starting pitching prospects. The Pittsburgh Pirates are seeing some of their pitchers in the low levels starting to really develop.  The team has always invested a lot of their resources into young arms. […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Baz, Two Prep Arms, Promotions - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 6, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Acquires Adeiny Hechavarria

With the Pittsburgh Pirates utility infielder Sean Rodriguez struggling this season, the team looks like they have finally decided to replace him.  The team has acquired a new infielder. The Pittsburgh Pirates have made another trade.  Yes, the trade deadline has passed, but teams are still eligible to make moves via the waiver wire.  How […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Acquires Adeiny Hechavarria - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 5, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Brubaker, Kramer, and Cruz

The Pittsburgh Pirates Triple-A affiliate had a strong showing last night by a few players.  Meanwhile, they have a prospect climbing up the prospect rankings. The Pittsburgh Pirates are in the middle of trying to climb up the Wild Card standings.  One of their biggest positions of need in terms of offense is to get […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Brubaker, Kramer, and Cruz - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 3, 2018

Pittsburgh Pirates: Jung Ho Kang to Undergo Surgery

Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Jung Ho Kang will undergo wrist surgery.  The surgery is expected to end his 2018 season. The Pittsburgh Pirates and their fan base were excited to see Jung Ho Kang get back to the United States.  After getting a DUI in the 2016-2017 off-season, the former up and coming third base […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Jung Ho Kang to Undergo Surgery - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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