Originally posted on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 3/5/13
Day two of our NL Central preview week rolls along with the Pittsburgh Pirates, who came tantalizingly close to breaking their streak of losing seasons in 2012..but failed. Where will they end up in 2013? Well...we'll take a look today. Yesterday was Cubs day on TOC, and here's your recap. Cubs on TOC End of Season Postmortem Hope for the Hopeless 2013 Season Preview You May Say I'm a Dreamer 2013 Burning Question This Is My Nightmare 2013 X-Factor Also around the Corner, this is what you missed. -WBC day three recap, with Cuba and Japan clinching spots in the second round. -Imagining what the Cuban WBC team could look like if they could use *all* of the Cuban-born players around. -Cuba decoyed the hell out of China in the WBC. -Will Ohman got cut by the Nationals in the middle of a game. -Does Martin Perez's injury open the door for Kyle Lohse in Texas? -Rafael Furcal's elbow still isn't healthy Welcome to Pirates day, and enjoy your Spring Training, everyone. [follow]

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