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Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Signs Rookie Davis

The Pittsburgh Pirates are getting closer and closer to starting spring training games.  However, even with camp started, they have brought in another pitcher. One thing that the Pittsburgh Pirates have always stressed is finding quality minor league signings.  The team usually gives out a bunch of minor league deals in hopes of adding experienced […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Signs Rookie Davis - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 18, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: A look back at the last 5 Opening Day Starters

The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced who their Opening Day starter will be.  So what pitchers have been 5 opening day starters over the last few years? Yesterday, the Pittsburgh Pirates and manager Clint Hurdle announced their current plan for the rotation to start the season.  With that, he listed right-handed pitcher Jameson Taillon as the […] Pittsburgh Pirates: A look back at the last 5 Opening Day Starters - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 16, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: Colin Moran Trying To Improve Defense

The Pittsburgh Pirates are starting to really get Spring Training ramped up with some of their players reporting already.  Here is an update on their third baseman. Last year, the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired third baseman Colin Moran from the Houston Astros in the Gerrit Cole trade.  This was an important part of any deal for […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Colin Moran Trying To Improve Defense - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 14, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: What to love about the team

It is Valentine’s day, and the Pittsburgh Pirates are starting Spring Training. What is there to fall in love with this season? Some would say being a Pittsburgh Pirates fan is like asking for heartbreak.  The team enters the offseason and one gives them another chance, but just to be let down.  Then, they start […] Pittsburgh Pirates: What to love about the team - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 13, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Spring Training Television Schedule

The Pittsburgh Pirates are a little over a week away from starting Spring Training games.  So what is their televised schedule this year? Major League Baseball and the Pittsburgh Pirates are getting back into the swing of things with pitchers and catchers reporting this week.  It is an exciting time of the year because baseball […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Spring Training Television Schedule - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 12, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: Francisco Liriano Is Open To Any Role

The Pittsburgh Pirates brought back an old pitching friend a few weeks ago.  Will he be used as a starter or a reliever this year? In 2013, the Pittsburgh Pirates signed lefty starter Francisco Liriano.  Liriano ended up being a big-time pitcher for the Bucs over the next several years and was a big part […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Francisco Liriano Is Open To Any Role - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 11, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: Outfield Prospect To Watch in 2019

The Pittsburgh Pirates have done a good job of finding outfielders through the international market.  They may have another outfield prospect on the way. The Pittsburgh Pirates have always been aggressive in finding outfielders on the international market.  The team currently has two outfielders coming from the Dominican Republic as amateur signings.  Both Starling Marte […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Outfield Prospect To Watch in 2019 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 10, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Outfielder Melky Cabrera Signed

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed another veteran outfield option.  This veteran is coming in on a minor league deal but has a Spring Training invite. Going into the offseason, one of the major needs for the Pittsburgh Pirates was to sign a quality fourth outfielder.  However, they also needed an outfielder who could fill in for […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Outfielder Melky Cabrera Signed - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 8, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: Interview With Prospect Brett Kinneman

The next part of our series of Pittsburgh Pirates prospect interviews, we talk to a 2018 MLB Draft pick who was an outfielder from North Carolina State University. In 2018, the Pittsburgh Pirates drafted an outfielder from North Carolina State University by the name of Brett Kinneman.  Kinneman ranked inside the Top 160 prospects on both […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Interview With Prospect Brett Kinneman - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 6, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: Team Adds Nick Franklin and Tom Koehler

The Pittsburgh Pirates have been very quiet this offseason in terms of signings.  However, today they handed out a couple minor league deals. One thing that every Major League Baseball team does is add players in minor league deals.  To the Pittsburgh Pirates, it is an important part of how they operate.  The team hopes […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Team Adds Nick Franklin and Tom Koehler - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 6, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: Designated Hitter Coming Soon?

The Pittsburgh Pirates are less than two weeks away from pitchers and catchers reporting.  However, there could be a major change coming. The Pittsburgh Pirates most glaring hole is at shortstop, that is well known at this point in the offseason.  It a position that the team has had all offseason to fill, but they […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Designated Hitter Coming Soon? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 5, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Cal Mitchell Ranked a Top Outfielder

The Pittsburgh Pirates have always been a team known for developing outfielders.  The team might have another top outfield prospect on the way. In 2017, the Pittsburgh Pirates drafted outfielder Calvin Mitchell in the second round.  Mitchell was at one time viewed as a potential first-round pick but had a rough senior year in high […] Pittsburgh Pirates Minors: Cal Mitchell Ranked a Top Outfielder - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 4, 2019

Pirates Rumors: Thoughts on Francisco Cervelli

There have not been a lot of Pirates rumors this offseason or of late.  However, there has been one that could come up again. Right now, the Pittsburgh Pirates have the lowest payroll in the National League Central and close to, if not the, lowest in the National League.  Yet, for some reason, the team […] Pirates Rumors: Thoughts on Francisco Cervelli - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 3, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: Kevin Newman Named Potential Impact Rookie

The Pittsburgh Pirates could use an external option at shortstop.  However, if they do not bring one in they could roll with this rookie. All offseason long, the Pittsburgh Pirates have been linked to potential starting shortstop candidates.  First, it was Nick Ahmed, then Troy Tulowitzki, and the last rumor was Freddy Galvis.  Well, two of […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Kevin Newman Named Potential Impact Rookie - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 1, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates: Trevor Williams Gives Back to Community

The Pittsburgh Pirates have a lot of good players on the field, but a lot of even better people off the field.  The team is very active in the community. One of the first things fans liked about Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Chris Archer, was how interactive he was with the fan base.  He could be […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Trevor Williams Gives Back to Community - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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