Originally written on WHYGAVS?  |  Last updated 10/22/14
When the Pirates called up two pitchers yesterday and made one of the corresponding moves the demotion of a postion player, the little voice in my head said, "Oh no, we're going to see some weird things this week." With the lefty Mike Minor on the mound tonight, we're seeing Russell Martin in right field.  I could list a million reasons that this is crazy (the first of which is that maybe Starling Marte should be in right field if the Pirates are going to try and hide a non-outfielder in the outfield, since his value as a left fielder is mainly limited to patrolling PNC Park's huge left field and in other parks his ridiculous arm is a bigger asset in right), but whatever. Russell Martin hasn't hit at all since the middle of May, but the Pirates need his bat in the lineup so badly that they're going to stick him in right field tonight. This is terrifying for a million different reasons and this is only one of them.  As noted, Mike Minor is the Br...
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