First number, last word

6-7: Pirates' record in Interleague play, entering a four-game set with Detroit beginning Monday night at PNC Park.

"Every team is dealing with injuries at this point of the season. It's survival of the fittest." - Huntington, on entering a challenging part of the schedule with McCutchen and Walker injured and Pedro Alvarez in reboot mode.

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