First number, last word

67: Plate appearances, entering Tuesday's game, for Neil Walker since his last RBI, on Aug. 24, 2012, against the Brewers.

"That's what the top of the order is for. We got to get on base so the bats behind us can do the job." -- Andrew McCutchen, on he and Starling Marte having 14 hits and eight runs of the team's totals of 26 and 13 through seven games

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