True or false: The Pirates are putting too much stock in their top four starting pitchers.
Wilbur T. Miller from Pirate Player Profiles:
True. The bullpen figures to be deep but not outstanding, especially with Gonzalez gone. The hitting still figures to be below average. Itll have to be the rotation that produces most of whatever improvement theyre going to show. And some of these guys will get hurt, as weve already seen with Burnett, Van Benschoten, and Bullington, not to mention Bobby Bradley and Clint Johnston. (Five straight first round picks felled by injuries has to be some kind of record.) Young pitching just isnt the basket to put all your eggs in.
Chris from The Unofficial Pittsburgh Pirates Message Board:
The Pirates have no choice but to rely heavily on ...
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