But Santos has excelled in winning three of his past four,a span in which he has given up four earned runs in 19 innings.
It probably would take a total collapse between now and Wells' return for him to be booted.
George Von Benko interviews Pirates pitcher Victor Santos.
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Pirates right-hander Victor Santos once might have been the logical choice to be bumped from the rotation when Kip Wells returns. He had a poor spring training and made the rotation by apparent default. He was little better once the season got going, with a 1-5 record through 10 starts.
Bucs right-hander has pitched well.