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28: Multihit games for Andrew McCutchen since the All-Star break, out of the total of 57 he has played.

"Oh, man. Everybody is entitled to their opinion. If I didn't care, I would've gone home and not thought about it. But I do care. And I know how much it means to this city, and what this place is like when it's full and electric. But by no means was I pointing a finger at the fans and saying it's their fault." -- A.J. Burnett, responding to the Twitter brushfire he had lit Tuesday night by lamenting the empty seats amid a PNC Park crowd off 22,520 for the Pirates' loss to San Diego.

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