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4: Cardinals walk-off wins over the Pirates since Aug. 13, 2013, out of a total of 11 regular-season games between the teams at Busch Stadium.

"The one challenge we have had is the throwing errors from third base. Take those away, and I don't think [we're weaker defensively] at all." -- Hurdle, pointing out that Pedro Alvarez's 17 throwing errors out of 18 overall miscues skewer the Bucs' defensive statistics

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