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12: Times Pirates pitching has held foes to three or fewer hits this season -- tying a live-ball club record shared with the franchise's 1916, 1965 and 1975 staffs.

"I got that list in my drawer, and have been able to cross over a few things. It's a work in progress, but we continue to find our way to doing some things we needed to do as an organization." -- Hurdle, on being able to check off another item on his to-do list when the Pirates clinched their first winning record within the NL Central with Sunday's victory over the Cubs

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