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3.21: Collective ERA of Pirates pitchers when throwing to Russell Martin, second-lowest among Major League catchers, trailing only St. Louis' Yadier Molina (3.16).

• "You can only push this so far. No question we've got to get some of these guys healthy. But it's been fun to watch the young pitchers step in and do a job." -- Pirates general manager Neal Huntington, on injuries having the Bucs down to No. 11 on their depth chart with starting pitchers.

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