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Opponents’ Weakness May Give the Pirates an Opening

Published by on May 15, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Call it the series of the Midgets. But the Pirates finally have some "easy" opponents for a change.

The 14-20 Pirates will play their next 10 games against teams with three of the worst records in the majors. The Colorado Rockies are 13-20. The Washington Nationals are even worse. The Chicago White Sox are a tad better. No team has a lower won-loss percentage than the Nats, and only four more teams are worse than the other two, and not much worse at that.

If the Pirates are going to turn their season around, they'll probably never have a better chance than here. If they win eight out of their next 10 games, they'll be 22-22, or .500.

That's not a slam dunk, even against thes...

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