First number, last word

20-6: The Pirates' record, through Sunday, when they score at least four runs.

• "For the people throughout the scouting department, it's Opening Day times 10." -- Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, on the launch of the annual First-Year Player Draft, coming Thursday.

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