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2: Pirates runners caught stealing on Saturday with A.J. Burnett on the mound -- and also opposition runners caught stealing all last season with Burnett on the mound for the Bucs.

"I just like the way we continue to play. Even in games we don't win, we are finishing the game, playing hard. Everyone is laying it out there every day." -- Hurdle, on what thrills him about this Pirates team, far beyond the 12-9-1 spring record.

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