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3: Wins by A.J. Burnett in 10 starts this season. He has not opened a season with three wins through his first 11 starts since 2006, his first with the Toronto Blue Jays.

"The barometric pressure? I don't know … but the park does seem to be playing bigger now. At night, the ball has not carried as well as it did last year." -- Hurdle on offense downtrending early this season in PNC Park, and whether the uncommonly chilly weather has had anything to do with it

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