Between 1992 and 2012, the Pittsburgh Pirates didn’t make the postseason once and racked up something like 10,000 lossesor so it seemed.

Last year was different. After making progress in the previous two seasons, the Pirates put it all together to win 94 games and qualify for October baseball in 2013. After 20 years of things going wrong, things finally went right.

But now comes the hard part: doing it all over again in 2014.

MLB Lead Writer Zachary D. Rymer is here to talk about what needs to happen for the Pirates to do just that. In a nutshell, what it comes down to is their young players making an impactspecifically one guy who’s already in the mix and two other guys who should join the mix eventually.

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