2:06 AM EST, Sat February 27, 2021
9 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Names to Watch in 2021 Draft

With the 2021 Draft coming in July, the Pittsburgh Pirates will have plenty of time to scout potential picks. Kiley McDaniel released his top prospects today for the draft. The Pittsburgh Pirates had the worst record in baseball in 2020 at 19-41, landing them the first pick in the 2021 Major League Baseball Draft.  Baseball […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Names to Watch in 2021 Draft - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
16 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: FanGraphs Ranks New Prospects In System

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired 11 players in three trades this offseason.  FanGraphs released their top prospect list for the club on Wednesday, here is how those players ranked. FanGraphs, a major analytical based baseball website, released their top 51 Pittsburgh Pirates prospect list on Wednesday.  Eric Longenhagen, the site’s lead prospect analyst, discussed how […] Pittsburgh Pirates: FanGraphs Ranks New Prospects In System - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
18 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates: Three Underrated Prospects in FanGraphs Top 51

  After seeing FanGraphs top 51 prospect list for the Pirates I decided to give you my three underrated prospects on that list.  Earlier this week FanGraphs released their updated top prospects list for the Pittsburgh Pirates. As you can see, Fangraphs gave us their top 51 prospects within the Pirates system, and like most […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Three Underrated Prospects in FanGraphs Top 51 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 25, 2021

Rum Bunter Radio: Get to Know Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Michael Burrows

In this episode of Rum Bunter Radio the crew brings on Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Michael Burrows to talk about his journey, life and the game of baseball. Born just 130 miles north of “The Big Apple”, in Waterford, Connecticut, Pittsburgh Pirates pitching prospect Mike Burrows grew up playing a variety of sports, and didn’t commit his […] Rum Bunter Radio: Get to Know Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Michael Burrows - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 25, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Highlights From New FanGraphs Top 51 Prospects

FanGraphs recently released their top 51 Pittsburgh Pirates prospect lists. So what are some of the highlights from their rankings? FanGraphs recently released their top 51 prospects for the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. Nick recently did a write up about the released list, but there’s much more to go in depth with the list they released. […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Highlights From New FanGraphs Top 51 Prospects - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 25, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Anthony Alford Still Limited By Elbow

The battle for the starting center field job with the Pittsburgh Pirates could end up being impacted by injury Last September, outfielder Anthony Alford made his debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates. After being claimed off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays, Alford provided a spark for the Pirates in early September. In five games played […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Anthony Alford Still Limited By Elbow - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 25, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Making the Case for Dustin Fowler in Center Field

Wednesday evening the Pittsburgh Pirates added another player to the Spring Training competition for center field Throughout the offseason the Pittsburgh Pirates have been looking for an answer in center field. Originally, it appeared that the Spring Training battle for the job in center field would be between Anthony Alford and Jared Oliva. The center […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Making the Case for Dustin Fowler in Center Field - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 25, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Starting Pitcher Who is a Hidden Gem in the Farm System

The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired Miguel Yajure as the headliner in the Jameson Taillon trade, but he is a hidden gem within a deep farm system. The Pittsburgh Pirates made three big trades this off season involving Josh Bell, Joe Musgrove and Jameson Taillon. Between the three, they got back 11 prospects. One of the best […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Starting Pitcher Who is a Hidden Gem in the Farm System - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 25, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Second Base Prospect Depth

It is well-known that the Pittsburgh Pirates currently have a bit of a log jam in the middle infield entering the 2021 season and the team will have more decisions to make in the future with two of their top prospects With the 7th overall pick in the 2020 draft the Pittsburgh Pirates selected infielder Nick […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Second Base Prospect Depth - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 24, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Acquires Former Top Prospect For Cash

The Pittsburgh Pirates have made a trade with the Oakland Athletics for former top prospect Dustin Fowler in exchange for cash considerations. The Pittsburgh Pirates have added more outfield depth by trading cash considerations for Dustin Fowler. Fowler was formerly a top prospect for the New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics. Rob Biertempfel of the […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Team Acquires Former Top Prospect For Cash - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 24, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: FanGraphs Releases Top 51 Prospects

FanGraphs all offseason has been releasing their top prospect lists for each team.  Today, the Pittsburgh Pirates list was released. The Pittsburgh Pirates are a rebuilding club, and one in which needs to acquire as many talented players as possible.  As a small market team, the organization needs to consistently have depth in the minor […] Pittsburgh Pirates: FanGraphs Releases Top 51 Prospects - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 24, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Jack Leiter Could Become The Draft’s Best Prospect

Jack Leiter could surpass his Vanderbilt teammate Kumar Rocker as the likely top overall draft pick by the Pittsburgh Pirates in this summer’s draft The Pittsburgh Pirates finished with a 19-41 record last season. Despite being the only team that finished with fewer than 20 wins, they have a bright outlook for the future. One […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Jack Leiter Could Become The Draft’s Best Prospect - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 24, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: What Happens If Adam Frazier Is Not Traded

While trade rumors have swirled around Adam Frazier, he is still with the Pittsburgh Pirates. What happens if he is not traded before Opening Day? The Pittsburgh Pirates have had a busy offseason on the trade market. Starting pitchers Joe Musgrove and Jameson Taillon, as well as 2019 National League All-Star first baseman Josh Bell […] Pittsburgh Pirates: What Happens If Adam Frazier Is Not Traded - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 24, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Ben Cherington Gives Insight On The Rebuild

In a recent interview , Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Ben Cherington gives some insight on their rebuild and what could be in the franchise’s near future. Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently interviewed Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Ben Cherington, asking him about the team’s payroll expanding as they get closer to contending in similar […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Ben Cherington Gives Insight On The Rebuild - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 24, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates: Chad Kuhl Feeling Healthy

One starter for the Pittsburgh Pirates made his return from Tommy John surgery last season. He is coming into this season feeling healthy. Despite seeing his name come up in trade rumors all offseason, Chad Kuhl will again return to the Pittsburgh Pirates rotation in 2021.  After missing half of 2018 and all of 2019 […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Chad Kuhl Feeling Healthy - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More