• A win Tuesday would give the Pirates four straight wins against the Phillies for the first time since 2002.
The Pirates have won 15 games in April, May and June, the first time they've won at least 15 in three straight months since 1991.
• The Pirates signed Jerry Mulderig, their 28th-round pick in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, on Tuesday. The junior from Rider University (N.J.) went 3-2 with a 4.12 ERA this season.
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