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What's the solution for the Pirates?

Fans who come to PNC Park to see the National League Centrals top teams will see some of the game's biggest stars and usually a Pirates loss. <br><br>The Pirates ended their season series last week against the Chicago Cubs by going 5-13. They were also 5-12 against both St. Louis and Houston.

"They have three to five Hall of Famers," Pirates manager Lloyd McClendon said. "We have guys trying to get three to five years in." The gap may be huge in the won-lost record, but it's closer on the field. The Pirates were swept in a three-game home series by the Cubs but two of the losses were by one run. "They found a way to win, three times," shortstop Jack Wilson said. "Close games, they...

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