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1-0: Final score of five Pirates wins, the most in the Majors and a club high since 1958, when the Bucs also won five times by the minimal score. The club record is six, in 1917, and the 1918-19 staffs also had five.

"Did you see that big ol' oven mitt he was wearing, like my Mama made me put on when she needed help with the cookies? I don't think he can hurt it again. You can run over it with a car now." -- Hurdle, on the oversized glove worn by Starling Marte to protect his bruised right hand when he entered Monday's game as a pinch-runner

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