88: Innings, in the 12 games prior to Wednesday's, in which the Pirates had either no hits or one hit. The Bucs had more than three hits in only two of the 112 innings in that stretch.
"I guess the positive side is, it'll keep me from trying to get back too early and risk aggravating it. We've got the 15 days, and after that hopefully I'll be back at full strength." --Neil Walker, on the club's decision to place him on the disabled list with the discomfort on his right side.
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