• Manager Clint Hurdle confirmed that Gerrit Cole (sore lat) will make his second rehab start for Triple-A Indianapolis on Saturday.
• Yes, Josh Harrison and Barry Bonds now belong in the same sentence: With his four-game homer streak from the top of the lineup, through Wednesday, Harrison became the first Pittsburgh leadoff batter to compile such a streak since Bonds set the club record in 1987.
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