Pittsburgh Pirates: Pitching Staff Steps Up in Series Sweep of the Red Sox

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Bryan Reynolds is LOCKED in at the plate

Throughout his MLB career Bryan Reynolds has typically been a slow starter in the regular season. Well, this season, he is off to a historically fast start at the plate. This was put on display in the Red Sox series where Reynolds was absolutely locked in while in the box.

Reynolds went 3-for-5 with his 2nd and 3rd home runs of the season in game one. He had three more hits in game two including his 4th home run of the season, as well as a double that went off the Green Monster and was nearly a home run as well.

Game three saw Reynolds somewhat kept in check, as he went 1-for-3 with a walk and a RBI.

If Reynolds is going to avoid his typical slow start to the season then he will likely put up huge numbers. Hopefully, these huge numbers will come after he and the Pirates are finally able to finalize a long-term contract extension.