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19: Extra-base hits in August by Josh Harrison, the fifth Pirates player in history with as many in that month. Paul Waner had 24 in 1928, Max Carey (in 1924) and Waner (in 1930) had 20, and Reggie Sanders also had 19 in 2003.

"I'd like to get him in play. We've seen him good, and when he's on, we're better." -- Hurdle on Polanco, recalled from Triple-A on Tuesday.

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