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The Pittsburgh Pirates have the second youngest roster in the majors.
The biggest reason Pirates fans should be excited about the second half of the season is that the team is full of fresh faces. Their is not a single player currently on the roster who was in Pittsburgh in 2004. In fact, the only two players who were there the next year are Paul Maholm and Ryan Doumit.
What this means is that the current players haven't had to endure much lossing as a team. The former players who were used to losing so much were all traded away and given fresh starts. In the meantime, this young group of guys have brought a lot of excitement to the city of Pittsburgh and its fans.
The average age of the team is 27.2, making it the second youngest roster in baseball. Led by young stars like Andrew McCutchen and Neil Walker, this Pittsburgh Pirates team is here to prove they belong.
And so far, they have.