Pitching and defense give Pirates a real shot at postseason

Friday June 28th, 2013
Fancy glovework from players like Starling Marte has helped turn the Pirates into one of baseball's best teams.

But before you downgrade the guy for often making two outs with one swing, you should know he has been a superb clutch hitter for St. Louis this year. Holliday is hitting .203 with the bases empty, but he is hitting .341 with runners on, .361 with runners in scoring position and .375 with runners in scoring position and two outs.

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