At the start of the year I ran a few polls, asking for over/under predictions on several key topics for the 2012 Pirates season. Now that the season is over, I thought it would be a good time to look back and see the results of some of those key story lines.

Pedro Alvarez Home Runs

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Remember back at the start of the season when people wanted to send Pedro Alvarez to Triple-A? Almost two thirds of voters had Alvarez hitting 20 or fewer homers this year. He surpassed that total, although he was a bit streaky throughout the year.

Erik Bedard Starts

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This is what I said in the original article:
It's not really a question of how good Erik Bedard will be. It's more a question of how long he will stay healthy. He made 24 starts last year, but h...

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