I feel like this season requires a weekly "Everything is going wrong for the Pirates" update, just to keep current with all of the things that are going wrong.

The last time I covered this topic was when the offense was struggling in every way imaginable. That was when Adam Frazier and David Freese had just gone down with injuries, and when Starling Marte had just gotten suspended. Fortunately, Frazier and Freese are starting to make their way back.

Frazier is currently rehabbing in Indianapolis. He played one game on Monday, and could play another tomorrow morning. Neal Huntington said on Sunday that the next step for Freese is to do some running, and that he may not need a rehab appearance if he can return soon enough.

That will be a nice boost for the Pirates when both hitters ...

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