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"I don't know what all the experts are saying. But I consider myself an expert, and I think we're going to do better."
-- Martin, on the Pirates' prospects to improve upon last season's 94 wins despite criticism of the front office's quiet offseason

Tom Singer is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog Change for a Nickel. He can also be found on Twitter @Tom_Singer. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.