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Friday, March 5, 2010
As a Pirate, McLouth was flying blind

In the middle of Nate McLouth (and his chronicler) ripping the Pirates for doing what they really had to do -- trading veterans like McLouth and Nady and all the rest of them -- there's this little nugget:
If you work for the Pittsburgh Pirates, please take a deep breath.

Take another one. Okay?

If McLouth is being unfair, I admire your restraint.

If McLouth is being fair, you might start figuring out who to blame. Because if McLouth hits 30 homers and plays (actual) Gold Glove defense for the Braves this season, the Pirates might have to fire somebody.