Many of the Pirates’ problems can be traced to the Playoff run of last year. Heres 5 things that are making it hard on the Pirates.
1. Raised expectation. They are getting everyone’s best shot. They showed that they ould finish strong in 2013. In recent years the Bucco have faded down the stretch.
2. Pressing to meet the demands. Players trying to hard.
3. Short busy winter. Playoffs off season appearances can make you more tired heading into the next season.
4. Injuries at Catcher and in the pen.
5. more holes then plugs. 2013 they could plug holes in left, first, right, short , and with pitching staff. Free angency and struggling youth has lead to more holes in 14
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