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41-36: Pirates' road record entering Wednesday afternoon's game, the first of four remaining -- assuring the club of its first winning record away from home since the '92 team went 43-38.

"I've believed in momentum since I was six years old. And we're trying to get some more momentum now -- it would be significant." -- Hurdle, on the Pirates trying to generate some steam approaching the final weekend in Cincinnati

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.