Every team has a weakness. Most of this off-season has been spent focusing on the big weaknesses for the Pirates -- the first base spot and the fifth starter spot in the rotation.

The Pirates didn't do anything over the off-season to ease concerns about those two spots. And in the process, people continued to focus on those two positions, all while ignoring the fact that the positives on this team far out-weigh the negatives.

I talked about how the first base position looks bad here, here, and here. I talked about how the Edinson Volquez experiment wasn't looking good this Spring, and mentioned him as a red flag in the rotation to start the year.

I could continue writing the same thing about those two positions. But instead, I think I'll point out all of the reasons why the Pirate...

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