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11-5: The Pirates' record without Andrew McCutchen in the starting lineup since the beginning of the 2013 season. McCutchen was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured rib on Monday.

"Very interesting -- I don't believe I've been in a situation like this before with two of your better players out, and at the end of the day, you've got to make decisions that you have convictions about." -- Hurdle, on putting together a lineup when McCutchen and Neil Walker are unavailable.

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