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26: RBIs by Pirates pinch-hitters, entering Thursday night's game in San Francisco, led by Travis Snider and Gaby Sanchez, with five each. All last season, the Bucs drove in 24 runs in a pinch.

"It's a great environment here and they've earned it. And that's what I envision. We're in the right lane to have that type of atmosphere and sustained passion in our ballpark and in our city." -- Hurdle, on what the Giants in AT&T Park are, and what he foresees the Pirates in PNC Park becoming.

Tom Singer is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog Change for a Nickel. He can also be found on Twitter @Tom_Singer. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.