Originally posted on We Should Be GM's  |  Last updated 4/22/13
Phillies (8-11) v. Pittsburgh Pirates (10-8)Matchups: Monday- 7:05 - Jon Pettibone v. AJ BurnettTuesday - 7:05 - OGP v. Jeff LockeWednesday - 7:05 - Oh No, It's Roy v. Wandy RodriguezThursday - 1:05 - Cliff Lee v. James McDonald Breakdown:So, I'm driving in to work this morning, thinking about this series, and for the first time in many years I believe the Pirates may be the best team in the state. So, I figured instead of a typical preview of the Buccos, I'd compare them with the Phillies at each position and see who gets the edge.Starting Pitching - This is where the Phillies have the biggest advantage. Hamels and Lee are better than anything the Pirates have. But right now we don't know what's going on with Roy Halladay. Given his performance over the last year and a half, he's basically a 3rd starter. The Pirates, have a legit #2 in AJ Burnett and two #2/#3 starters in Wandy Rodriguez and James McDonald. Unfortunately for the Buccos, Jeff Karstens and Charlie Morton are both out...
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