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Shiver My Timbers: The Pittsburgh Pirates are Taking No Prisoners

Published by on April 27, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

It might be early in the season, but there can be no bigger shock in the ranks of Major League Baseball than the overall success of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Currently 11-7, and sitting in second place in what should end up being a hotly contested NL Central, the Bucs have been the talk of analysts and fans alike, displaying a determination that can only be described as inspiring.

Pitchers Zach Duke and Paul Maholm both have three wins so far, with Duke already pitching a complete game (a four hit shutout of Houston on April 13). Closer Matt Capps’ five saves rank him fourth in MLB.

Offensively, the Pirates have several players getting the job done, day in and day out.

Second baseman Freddy Sanc...

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