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NL Central: Pirates rotation, Diaz call-up, Cubs World Series dreams

The latest news surrounding the National League Central.

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Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Juan Nicasio is excited to be in the starting rotation, writes Stephen J. Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Tonight, Nicasio will make his Pirates debut in his new home park, PNC Park, which can be describe as more friendly to Nicasio then his old stomping grounds in Colorado.

Nicasio sported a 5.03 ERA over four seasons in the Colorado rotation, and in his first spring with the Pirates he threw 15 scoreless innings, forcing his way from the bullpen to the rotation.

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