The Pirates are about to be in a situation you probably wouldn't have expected a few weeks ago -- they're about to have too much pitching.
The rotation looks set out of the break, with Jameson Taillon coming off the disabled list on Tuesday, joining Gerrit Cole, Francisco Liriano, Chad Kuhl, and Jeff Locke in the mix.
But then there's Tyler Glasnow in Triple-A. He could use some work on his command, and it's hard to argue that he should be in the rotation right now over any of those other guys. If anyone starts to struggle, such as Locke ending his hot streak lately, then Glasnow would make sense. The Pirates also have Steven Brault and Trevor Williams pitching very well in Triple-A.
They moved Jon Niese to the bullpen this weekend, and he had a good outing today against the Natio...
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