Pittsburgh Pirates: In A Pitching-Dominated Era, Hitting Matters More Than Ever


May 6, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen (22) at the batting cage before playing the Cincinnati Reds at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Although it might seem to be a given that great pitching is a necessity for an MLB team to contend in this era of excellent run prevention, the opposite is actually true.

Matt Gajtka explains this statement further – and how it pertains to the Pittsburgh Pirates’ current conundrum – in this Just A Minute video for City of Champions TV:

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