Asked whether he considered hypnotizing Tabata into believing he was still in Busch Stadium, Hurdle said with a smile, "I don't think that's legal."
• As part of Friday's day-long SU2C (Stand Up To Cancer) event surrounding the Pirates' game, the club offered special ticket packages in which $10 of each ticket price was donated to SU2C.
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