Pittsburgh's pitching revival

Rotation embracing the teachings of new pitching coach Joe Kerrigan

Updated: April 28, 2009, 12:27 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

The Pittsburgh Pirates run through pitching coaches the way Primanti Brothers churns out coleslaw and fries. Try four different voices in the past five years, during which the team's starters never finished better than 21st in the major leagues in ERA.

Which makes you wonder: Is it less about the man giving the instructions than the guys who are actually throwing the ball?

That didn't stop general manager Neal Huntington from making another change this offseason in an effort to set ...

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