Were Pirates wise to stand pat? 

August, 1, 2013
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The red-hot Pittsburgh Pirates went into yesterday's trade deadline in desperate need of help in right field, and when the deadline passed the hole remained.

While there had to be some disappointment in the Pirates' inability to improve their roster, it could end up working out better for the Bucs in the long run.

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