Justin Wilson still maintains a strong 2.87 FIP on the season. (Photo by: David Hague)
It irritates me when I do not post a game recap, because then the right side of the site has an old story under PIRATES GAME RECAPS, and that's just no good. So let's go over the important takeaways from this 4-1 Pirates loss on Sunday, utilizing the "Three Quick Thoughts" style of Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl.
1. Justin Wilson's trouble locating pitches lost the afternoon for the Bucs. Oh well. The left-handed reliever has benefitted from the most luck of any pitcher in the Pirates' bullpen this season. He entered Sunday with an incredibly low .181 BABIP, 88% strand rate and had allowed only home run over 35 innings. Even giving up four hits and three runs in relief of Jeff Locke, his ERA leaps...
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