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.308: Josh Harrison's batting average after going 3-for-4 on Friday night, which included the game-tying triple in the eighth inning. That mark is tied with Philadelphia's Ben Revere for the second-best average in the National League among qualifiers. Justin Morneau of the Rockies leads the race for the batting title with a .311 average.

"They haven't come up with a statistical analysis for it yet, so it just goes to show you, you can't quantify speed. Speed is the one tool that doesn't have to take a day off." -- Hurdle, on how a player's speed can be an underrated asset.

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