Welcome to Rum Bunter, the Pittsburgh Pirates news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Rum Bunter is dedicated to providing top-notch Pirates news, views, and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

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Ethan Fisher

Co-Site Expert at Rum Bunter. Former Editorial Director at Diamond Digest. Pirates fan for as long as I can remember. Ke'Bryan Hayes and Oneil Cruz are better than you say they are.

Jeffrey Cupp

Accountant and writer. Contributor for Rum Bunter since 2018. Former catcher & coach.


Nicholas Caporoso

Co-Editor of RB. A life long Pirate fan, I grew up 30 minutes outside of Pittsburgh. As a writer, I was the co-founder of Clemente's Wall. I enjoy writing about prospects, draft, rumors, trades, free agency. and trade ideas. Born in 92" he has been a fan through it all. Supposed to be a History Teacher. Follow me at @Nic_And_Cap


Noah Wright

Diehard baseball fan since 2010. (Email for business and professional inquiries only)


Russell Hardiman

Father of 3. Insurance Claims manager by day. Pirates blogger by night. I have followed the Pirates--good or bad--for over 5 decades. I sometimes question my loyalty to this franchise. And yet I keep watching. I do not believe I am alone in that regard. I hope to give voice to those kindred souls.

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