NL Notes: Problems in Pittsburgh

Updated: February 28, 2006, 4:03 PM ET
By Scott Engel | ESPN Fantasy Games
Each week, we take a look at some of the top stories and trends in the National League and how such topics will affect your fantasy baseball strategy in 2006.

For the hard-core Pittsburgh sports fan, the euphoria of the Steelers' Super Bowl XL victory has quickly given way to the grim reality of the Pirates' upcoming campaign. Fresh off a 67-95 season and projected to be the dregs of the National League Central again, Pittsburgh has already taken a major hit to its shaky pitching staff.

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