I don't really want to write another article on why I don't think it's a smart move for the Pittsburgh Pirates to spend money and/or prospects to get relief pitching help. As I wrote last week, they've got a good track record of finding quality relievers without paying for it. They also have a good late inning combo of Mark Melancon and Tony Watson, which means their focus should only be on the middle innings.

Yet the Pirates are looking around at possible upgrades. They looked at Huston Street, and now they're connected to Joaquin Benoit and Joakim Soria. We don't know their level of interest. It could just be checking on the price of those guys. It could be deeper than that.

Rather than giving my thoughts on acquiring relievers again, let's focus on the big bounce back candidate fo...

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