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John Russell Q&A

Pirates manager John Russell met with the media during the recent Winter meetings, here is a transcript of his press conference.

Q. How confident are you that someone can emerge to take the back-end spots in the rotation pretty quickly this year, or will be it a situation that you have to watch all year to see who takes the four and five? JOHN RUSSELL: I think it's going to solidify itself rather quickly as far as the rotation goes. Now, saying that, I don't know that somebody puts a strangle hold on it all year because it...

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