A month ago, the Pittsburgh Pirates were sitting at 13-15, two games under .500, heading in to their series against the San Diego Padres. At the time I wrote about how the month of May was a statement month for the Pirates. Their opponents for the remainder of the month had a 129-157 record, and not a single opponent had a winning record at the time. At the time, my thought was that the Pirates needed to end up with a 29-28 record following today's game with the New York Mets:
The May opponents are currently combining for a 129-157 record, for a 45.1% winning percentage. If the Pirates play at the opposite pace (54.9% winning percentage) over the next month, they will be sitting at 29-28 on June 3rd. The last time the Pirates were at .500 that late in the season was in 2005, when the...
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