• Wandy Rodriguez's planned bullpen session was put off until Saturday, but only because a prior commitment kept pitching coach Ray Searage from being able to monitor the exercise. Instead, the lefty just played long toss on Friday.
• In Friday's 10-3 win over the Brewers, Gerrit Cole extended the Pirates starters' streak of having allowed three earned runs or fewer, now at 14 games.
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