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Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining the 2020 Season of Phillip Evans

Entering the 2020 season most fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates were not talking about Phillip Evans. However, he quickly made an impact. The Pittsburgh Pirates may have found a diamond in the rough in 2020 in Phillip Evans. Evans (28-years-old) was originally drafted by the New York Mets in the 15th round of the 2011 […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining the 2020 Season of Phillip Evans - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter 7 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Lessons to be Learned From 2020 Postseason Teams

The 2020 MLB postseason is almsot over and there are a handful of lessons the Pittsburgh Pirates can learn from the teams who made it. As weird of a season as it’s been, and despite how many times the season seemed to be in limbo, we are at the season’s finale. Within the next week, […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Lessons to be Learned From 2020 Postseason Teams - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 20, 2020

Rum Bunter Radio: Getting to Know Pittsburgh Pirates 1st Round Pick Nick Gonzales

2020 first-round draft pick Nick Gonzales joins the Rum Bunter Radio crew to discuss the first few months of his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates and more! The future is bright for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and 2020 first-round draft pick Nick Gonzales looks to be a key piece of the farm system. The offseason rolls […] Rum Bunter Radio: Getting to Know Pittsburgh Pirates 1st Round Pick Nick Gonzales - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 20, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: 10 Single Season Stats Worth a Deeper Dive

Because the Pittsburgh Pirates have been around as long as they have, there are bound to be interesting tidbits in their history. These 10 single season stats might standout in the crowd. The Pittsburgh Pirates have been around for a long time. They officially became an MLB team in 1887, and have remained in the […] Pittsburgh Pirates: 10 Single Season Stats Worth a Deeper Dive - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Quinn Priester’s progress proving Pirates have learned from past pitching pratfalls

Quinn Priester’s progress proving Pirates have learned from past pitching pratfalls

The Pirates previously struggled to get the most out of pitchers. Here’s how they’re trying to change that.  
Rum Bunter Oct 20, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Don Kelly Interviews with Detroit Tigers

According to Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic, Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Don Kelly has interviewed with the Detroit Tigers for their managerial position One of the first moves Derek Shelton made after the Pittsburgh Pirates hired him to be the team’s new manager was hiring a bench coach. The bench coach he hired was Pittsburgh […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Don Kelly Interviews with Detroit Tigers - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 19, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Do Not Forget About Luke Maile

The Pittsburgh Pirates used a lot of new players in 2020, including some waiver wire pick ups.  There was one waiver pickup that missed the whole season. Entering the 2020 season, a big question was who would be behind the dish for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Many assumed that Jacob Stallings would be a part of […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Do Not Forget About Luke Maile - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 19, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Revisiting Mark Melancon’s 2013 Season

Mark Melancon is arguably the best relief pitcher the Pittsburgh Pirates have ever had, and his Pirate career started with a lights out 2013 season The 2013 season was a magical one for the Pittsburgh Pirates. The high water mark of that season was their National League Wild Card Game victory over the Cincinnati Reds. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Revisiting Mark Melancon’s 2013 Season - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 19, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Kevin Newman’s 2020 Regression

After a terrific rookie season in 2019, in a predictable outcome, infielder Kevin Newman regressed for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2020. Infielder Kevin Newman had a great breakout rookie season for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2019. However, due to being in the bottom 5% of MLB in exit velocity and hard hit rate, regression in […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Kevin Newman’s 2020 Regression - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 19, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Projection for 2020-2021 Arbitration Eligible Players

The Pittsburgh Pirates have the largest amount of players who will be heading to arbitration this winter.  Here are the projections for those players. The word arbitration has become a very controversial term for the Pittsburgh Pirates and their fans.  The previous General Manager Neal Huntington often would note players who would receive arbitration raises […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Projection for 2020-2021 Arbitration Eligible Players - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 19, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Ke’Bryan Hayes Moves up in Prospect Rankings

The best prospect the Pittsburgh Pirates had entering the 2020 season was thrid baseman Ke’Bryan Hayes who, even after his thrilling MLB debut, continues to climb prospect rankings. Back in March 2020, FanGraphs released their first prospect lists for the year. The Pittsburgh Pirates were in a good place with six top 100 prospects. The […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Ke’Bryan Hayes Moves up in Prospect Rankings - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Us: Game 7 Gang never gets tired of Pirates’ 1960 World Series win

Us: Game 7 Gang never gets tired of Pirates’ 1960 World Series win

I still get goosebumps,” says John Urso, one of six members of the Game 7 Gang, which celebrates the Pirates’ 1960 World Series win every year.  
Rum Bunter Oct 18, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Sam Howard’s 2020 Season

Sam Howard was given an opportunity by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2020 and he ran with it. Now, let’s examining the lefty’s 2020 season. During the shrotened 60-game 2020 season, the Pittsburgh Pirates saw their bullpen undergo some changes. With injuries to pitchers such as Clay Holmes, Michael Feliz, Nick Burdi, and Keone Kela, as […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining Sam Howard’s 2020 Season - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 18, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Notable Rule 5 Draft Eligible Propsects

Last week, we looked at how the Pittsburgh Pirates should approach the Rule 5 Draft. They also have a handful of players who will be eligible for the draft. The Rule 5 Draft will be here before you know it. The Pittsburgh Pirates, like any team, will have to face some decisions on who to […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Notable Rule 5 Draft Eligible Propsects - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Oct 17, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Potential Closers for 2021

For years, the Pittsburgh Pirates prided themselves with a strong bullpen,. However, for 2021, there could be uncertainty in the 9th inning. Last year, the Pittsburgh Pirates essentially thrusted Richard Rodriguez into a closing role. Keone Kela pitched just 3 innings after missing most of the first half of 2020 recovering from COVID-19, and then […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Potential Closers for 2021 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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