The Pittsburgh Pirates finish a whacky up and down week with a two-game sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals.
In the past seven days the Pittsburgh Pirates were no hit for the first time since 2015, swept by the Chicago White Sox and were victorious against the Red Birds yet again…but still no Ke’Bryan Hayes.
Throughout this jam packed episode of Rum Bunter Radio Marty, Nick and Trey cover a wide range of topics including the 2020 Trade Deadline, the state of baseball and the positives from week five of the season.
Who would’ve thought after Colin Moran hit the injured list earlier in the week that long time prospect Ke’Bryan Hayes would still be in Altoona? Pirate nation has been hungry to see Hayes for a long time, and after a tease on social media all the starts lined up for Hayes’ call up. The crew jumps into a discussion on why this might be and when we may finally see Hayes make his debut.
In baseball collecting hits consistently at the major league level can be a tall task, but one hit isn’t too much to ask for right? After Lucas Giolito tosses the first no-no in 2020 the Pittsburgh Pirates fell in game two against the South Side Sox leaving them demoralized heading to St. Louis.
Listen for thoughts on the tough mid-week set and why this series didn’t turn out as bad as it seemed.
Low spirits were quickly uplifted in St. Louis as the Pittsburgh Pirates swept the two game double header against the Cardinals with some tremendous efforts on the mound.
Chad Kuhl carving may have him in the conversation for contrast extension. Hear the hosts thoughts on his future and where the Pirates stand as they get set for Milwaukee.
Just days away the trade deadline is set to completely change the baseball scene in Pittsburgh. NOBODY IS SAFE. Ben Cherington has been speculated to wipe the roster clean if he feels the need, how will things look on the other side?
Batten down the hatches and clear the decks, Rum Bunter Radio has you covered for everything Pirates baseball in this hectic time.