Ethan Fisher

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.

Pittsburgh Pirates v Milwaukee Brewers

All-Star starter Paul Skenes is off to one of the best career starts ever

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May 10, 2024; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Oneil Cruz (15) walks to the dugout after striking out in the seventh inning against the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: David Dermer-USA TODAY Sports

Pirates face tough road to becoming trade deadline buyers

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May 26, 2024; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA;  Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers Paul Skenes (left) and Jared Jones (right) walk in the outfield before the game against the Atlanta Braves at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Pirates' playoff hopes hinge upon handling of their young pitchers

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Apr 26, 2024; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; New York Yankees pitcher Dennis Santana (53) delivers a pitch against the Milwaukee Brewers in the seventh inning at American Family Field. Mandatory Credit: Michael McLoone-USA TODAY Sports

Pirates bolster relief depth with two more acquisitions

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May 19, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Washington Nationals pitcher Trevor Williams (32) throws a pitch during the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

4 former Pirates who could be first-time All-Stars in 2024

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Apr 11, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Michael A. Taylor (18) tries to catch home run hit by Philadelphia Phillies third base Alec Bohm (28) (not pictured) during the fourth inning at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

What to make of Michael A. Taylor

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Chicago Cubs v Pittsburgh Pirates

All eyes are on the Pirates now - how will they respond?

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Mar 31, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates former outfielder Barry Bonds (left) and former manager Jim Leyland (right) react at a news conference prior to the Pirates hosting the Chicago Cubs in an opening day baseball game at PNC Park. The Pirates won 1-0 in ten innings. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Pirates' 2024 Hall of Fame class announced

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May 17, 2024; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Paul Skenes (30)

Paul Skenes somehow exceeds expectations in second MLB start

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Chicago Cubs v Pittsburgh Pirates

Explaining Pirates' offensive woes with new Statcast metric

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New York Yankees Practice

Pirates acquire Keiner Delgado as PTBNL for J.T. Brubaker

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Apr 11, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jared Jones (37)

Just how good has Pirates' Jared Jones been so far?

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Apr 16, 2024; New York City, New York, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Bryan Reynolds (10)

Pirates somehow have been MLB's worst defensive outfield

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Pittsburgh Pirates v Miami Marlins

Ke'Bryan Hayes pulled from Pirates' lineup with lower back tightness

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Mar 29, 2024; Miami, Florida, USA;  Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Martin Perez (54)

Pirates' rotation succeeding thanks to Ben Cherington's "type"

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Pittsburgh Pirates v Miami Marlins

Pirates' patient approach paying huge dividends early

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