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First Pitch: Thoughts on Glasnow, Morales, Drew, and Tabata

First Pitch: Thoughts on Glasnow, Morales, Drew, and Tabata

Here are today's stories, along with some notes on each feature.

**Do Kendrys Morales and Stephen Drew Make Sense for the Pirates? I looked at both players today, along with the situation where no MLB teams like them enough to offer a contract. In both cases, I think the names are more valuable than the actual players. They'd be good for the Pirates if things went wrong at certain positions, but I don't think these are guys who should force the Pirates to panic.

As a side note to this, there was a note I wanted to make from the comment section. I mentioned this in the past, but we're taking a different approach with MLB coverage this year. We're ignoring the game recaps and all of the cookie cutter articles you find at every single outlet, and going for more analysis. However, because of sample size issues, it's hard to get good analysis this early in the season. Plus, as always, our writers are usually only covering the team at home, thus we wouldn't have had coverage the last w...

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