Originally Posted by PuffyPig
Pirates have run differential of only +18, well below the Reds, and exceptionally behind the Cards.
They has a ways to go to convince they are in the race to stay.
But Liriano has pitched well, and if Cole is indeed ready, they certainly have a better chance than last year.
I agree with this. But, interestingly, only six teams in the NL have a positive run differential this year.