Pittsburgh Pirates: 4 Positive Takeaways from 2012 Spring Training

« Prev
1 of 5
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
Pittsburgh Pirates: 4 Positive Takeaways from 2012 Spring Training
Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is in the midst of his second spring training with the club. Last year, the Bucs had the town buzzing with their hot start, only to fade in the second half of the season. If the Pirates are going to contend in 2012, improvement must come from several areas. While spring training statistics don't necessarily translate to the regular season, Hurdle must be feeling a little better about his team's development.

Here are four reasons to feel optimistic about the 2012 version of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Begin Slideshow »

Follow Pittsburgh Pirates from B/R on Facebook

Follow Pittsburgh Pirates from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Pittsburgh Pirates

Subscribe Now

By signing up for our newsletter, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Thanks for signing up.