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Pirates put their trust in Edinson Volquez against Giants
Pirates put their trust in Edinson Volquez against Giants

Edinson Volquez's renaissance began with a simple game of catch. During his brief session with Pittsburgh Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage on that January day at the team's training facility in Florida, the talented but erratic right-hander listened as Searage outlined a plan to help the 31-year-old regain the form that once made him an All-Star. "He felt wanted," Searage said. "That builds trust." Ten months later, Volquez will try to repay that trust by sending the Pirates into a National League division series for the second straight year when he starts Wednesday night's wild-card game against the San Francisco Giants. The raucous scene that...

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