Comments Off on A Lot NOT To Like in Pittsburgh Pirates’ First “Pyrrhic” Victory
All other things being equal, it's clearly better to chalk up a "W" than an "L." Nevertheless, some wins are better than others. The wins to be happy about are ones where opponents were clearly out of it, and are likely to stand up under most different sets of circumstances. On the other hand, the Pittsburgh Pirates won last night, not because they posted winning metrics, but because they were playing an opponent they could beat. The Los Angeles Dodgers outhit the Pirates, 12 to 10, and proved once again that Zach Duke is one of the most hittable starters in baseball. But the Angelenos are even less clutch than the Bucs, meaning that the former scored only two runs for seven scattered hits against Duke. On the other hand, the Pirates chalked up five runs on only three hits in the fifth inn ...

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