9:29 AM EDT, Sun October 02, 2022
Rum Bunter 3 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Potential Designated Hitter Options For 2023

The Pittsburgh Pirates will have multiple options to utilize at designated hitter when they go into the 2023 campaign. The Pittsburgh Pirates opened 2022 with a regular designated hitter option, Daniel Vogelbach. Until Vogelbach was traded, the Pirates mostly used him at the DH spot. As the 2022 season comes to a close, we are […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Potential Designated Hitter Options For 2023 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 3 hours ago
Jason Mackey: Learning (and mastering) English a point of pride for Pirates’ younger Latin players

Jason Mackey: Learning (and mastering) English a point of pride for Pirates’ younger Latin players

Whether it’s for leadership or comfortability, younger Latin players tend to take a lot of pride in learning English.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 11 hours ago
Rookie pitcher Luis Ortiz endures rough final start, Cardinals cruise to 13-3 rout of Pirates

Rookie pitcher Luis Ortiz endures rough final start, Cardinals cruise to 13-3 rout of Pirates

Luis Ortiz had been terrific in his first three starts with the Pirates. The fourth one proved to be problematic.
Rum Bunter 11 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Luis Ortiz Fails to Get Out of the 1st Inning in Blowout Loss

Luis Ortiz turned in his first poor MLB start as he failed to get out of the 1st inning of a blowout loss for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night The Pittsburgh Pirates are now one loss away from their second consecutive 100 loss season. After being blown out 13-3 on Saturday night, the Pirates […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Luis Ortiz Fails to Get Out of the 1st Inning in Blowout Loss - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter 20 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: 2023 Starting Rotation Could Be a Quality One

It has been a few years since the Pittsburgh Pirates have had a quality starting rotation, but that could change in 2023 It’s been a while since the Pittsburgh Pirates have had a decent starting rotation. The last time the team’s starting pitchers had better than league average numbers was in 2017 when they had […] Pittsburgh Pirates: 2023 Starting Rotation Could Be a Quality One - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Oct 1, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: Johan Oviedo Continues to Impress

Since joining the Pittsburgh Pirates, right-handed pitcher Johan Oviedo has impressed and looks like a potential building block for the starting rotation Prior to the August 2nd trade deadline the Pittsburgh Pirates made the rare inner-division trade. This trade saw the Pirates send pitchers José Quintana and Chris Stratton to the St. Louis Cardinals. In […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Johan Oviedo Continues to Impress - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Oct 1, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: Analyzing Luis Ortiz’s First Major League Starts

Pittsburgh Pirates pitching prospect Luis Ortiz has made a nice first impression, so let’s take a look under the hood at his numbers. The Pittsburgh Pirates promoted Luis Ortiz earlier this month, and the right-hander has been downright dominant. It’s only been three starts and 15.1 innings, but Ortiz has allowed just two earned runs, […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Analyzing Luis Ortiz’s First Major League Starts - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Albert Pujols hits another home run, Pirates offense stays quiet in series-opening loss at St. Louis

Albert Pujols hits another home run, Pirates offense stays quiet in series-opening loss at St. Louis

Johan Oviedo pitched well and Ji Hwan Bae stood out, but the Pirates came up short against Albert Pujols and the Cardinals.
Rum Bunter Sep 30, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: Call Up Endy Rodriguez and Resign Roberto Perez

The Pittsburgh Pirates have graduated a lot of prospects this year.  The team should look to make one more prominent promotion. Last year at this time the cry from fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates was for them to call up Oneil Cruz.  Cruz came up and made an immediate impact with the Big League Club.  […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Call Up Endy Rodriguez and Resign Roberto Perez - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Sep 30, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: Bryse Wilson’s 2023 Outlook

After a rough 2022 season with ups and downs, what will the Pittsburgh Pirates do with Bryse Wilson next season? The Pittsburgh Pirates slotted Bryse Wilson into the starting rotation at the start of the 2022 campaign. It’s been an up-and-down season for Wilson, showing some talent here and there but never able to string […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Bryse Wilson’s 2023 Outlook - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Sep 29, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: Bryse Wilson Decision Shows Derek Shelton’s Shortcomings

Derek Shelton is not the long-term answer at manager for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Wednesday afternoon fans saw the latest example of why In the eyes of many people Wednesday afternoon’s game may have seemed like nothing more than a blip on the radar. A drop in the bucket of what will likely be a […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Bryse Wilson Decision Shows Derek Shelton’s Shortcomings - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Sep 29, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: Ways to Improve the Bullpen in 2023

The Pittsburgh Pirates need to find some ways to improve the bullpen before the start of the 2023 season. The Pittsburgh Pirates bullpen has not been good recently. Since the outset of August, they have a combined 5.34 ERA, 4.44 FIP, and 1.52 WHIP, which includes Chase De Jong’s disaster outing on Wednesday. The starting […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Ways to Improve the Bullpen in 2023 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Sep 28, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Endy Rodriguez Homers in Indy’s Season Finale

Endy Rodriguez hit his first home run at the Triple-A level and Mike Burrows struggled in his return from the IL as the Indianapolis Indians lost in the final game of the minor league season for the Pittsburgh Pirates The 2022 minor league season has officially come to an end for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Wednesday […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Endy Rodriguez Homers in Indy’s Season Finale - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Sep 28, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Quinn Priester Struggles in Second Triple-A Start

After Quinn Priester turned in a strong start in his Triple-A debut, the highly touted Pittsburgh Pirates pitching prospect struggled in his second start with the Indianapolis Indians Entering the 2022 season there were multiple prospects in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system that were in need of a strong season. One of these prospects who […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Quinn Priester Struggles in Second Triple-A Start - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Rum Bunter Sep 28, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Five Notable Second Half Performances

The Pittsburgh Pirates saw these five prospects have strong second halves of the 2022 campaign Not every single player gets off to a great start to the season, and we often see players heat up in the second half of the season. The Pittsburgh Pirates have had Bryan Reynolds and Rodolfo Castro put up decent […] Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects: Five Notable Second Half Performances - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community

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