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12: The amount of consecutive games in which Josh Harrison has a hit. The 12-game streak, which Harrison extended with a triple in the first inning of Friday's series opener with the Padres, is a career high.

"I've seen pitchers get hit all over the place, but never square in the head. To watch it is different, but to actually do it, to be a part of it … It's something I never want to go through again." - Mercer on his liner that struck Jennings on Thursday night.

Stephen Pianovich is an associate reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.