Podcast: The Future Begins Now for the Pittsburgh Pirates

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Ke’Bryan Hayes represents the future well in his monster debut, and he is already causing buzz and excitement among Pittsburgh Pirates fans!  Plus much more, as we kick off this week’s episode.

Confidence is key and for highly touted Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Ke’Bryan Hayes its the only attitude allowed at the office. In episode twenty of Rum Bunter Radio, hosts Marty, Nick and Trey detail Hayes’ hot start and forecast what to expect the rest of the season and moving forward.

The Pittsburgh Pirates continued their home stand this weekend, welcoming the Cincinnati Reds to town. The Red Legs took game one, but the Buccos found victory the very same night winning game two of the double header.

The rivals ended up splitting the series, as the Pirates walked off Cincy Sunday afternoon. Listen for a recap on this four game divide, and why a certain starter’s time in Pittsburgh may be running out fast.

The greatest Pirate of all-time, hall of famer and more importantly one of the most influential players to ever take the field, Roberto Clemente is set to be honored this coming Wednesday.

Led by Derek Shelton, Major League Baseball has agreed to allow the Pittsburgh Pirates, along with any Puerto Rican born player to done the number twenty-one in honor of the great. As a player that bridged the gap between Latin-America and baseball, this honor seems to be a large step towards universally retiring the number twenty-one.

dark. Next. Rum Bunter Radio Episode 20

That game Wednesday, will be played against the Chicago White Sox, one of the hottest clubs in baseball. The guys wrap up this mid-season episode with a preview of the two game set, and get you prepared for the rest of the week in Pirates baseball. Exiting the series without being no-hit is a big step in the right direction.

Alright Pittsburgh Pirates fans, Batten down the hatches, clear the decks and be sure to find your favorite “21” apparel and hop on, Rum Bunter Radio Episode 20 is here.