• There's still a week to go before the annual midsummer break, but Starling Marte is already the first Pirates player in history to pair 27 steals with 32 extra-base hits before the All-Star Game.
• Sunday's start was Brandon Inge's second at second base since he started there five consecutive times upon his late April activation from the disabled list, while Neil Walker was recovering from a lacerated finger.
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