Josh Harrison entered Thursday hitting .500 (5-for-10) with runners in scoring position this season. He's batting .328 with runners in scoring position since coming to the Major Leagues in 2011.
Right-hander Jared Hughes continued his solid rookie season Wednesday night. He threw a scoreless eighth inning and now has a nine-inning scoreless-inning streak. His ERA of 1.31 is the lowest among Major League rookie pitchers.
Andrew McCutchen's first-inning homer Thursday extended his hitting streak to six games.