Basically,the Pirates strike out a lot because they don't have a lot of good hitters. But they're not good hitters because they are a pitcher's best friend. Have you ever seen a team swing at more bad pitches?
The series with the Cardinals is big, no doubt. But remember, it's not Armageddon. There will still be 54 games left no matter how they do this week. Speaking of which, how many wins do they need in this 5 game set with St.L?
Keisel, Sanders, Clark, Cotchery, Redman, Dwyer, Worilds and Hood are all in the final years of their contracts. Who, if any, would you offer contract extensions to now?
Plus, injuries are already a big story in the NFL. Today, Mike Prisuta from training camp at 12:30, and Jennifer Langosch of MLB.com in St. Louis at 1:30