PITTSBURGH -- Jose Osuna is making things hard on the Pirates.
Osuna, the Pirates’ 25-year-old, first baseman, third baseman and right fielder, was called up last week in order to provide for a designated hitter while the Pirates visited the Chicago White Sox.
A week later, the Pirates have been back in National League ballparks for quite some time, but Osuna remains, mostly thanks to him hitting nearly everything in sight while he’s been in the majors this year.
He started in right field and batted second in the series finale against the San Francisco Giants on Sunday and went 2 for 4 with a double, increasing his season-long hitting line to .375/.375/.813 — good for an absurd 1.186 OPS and a 224 wRC+.
There are a couple of red flags there, including the 0.0 walk rate and Osun...
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