Through 2013, all 392 postseason teams had one winning streak of at least five games. The other 16 teams still in contention for the '14 postseason -- yes, that many remain in the picture -- have likewise all had a winning streak of at least five games.
"We have not gotten to the point where we played those complete games necessary for a longer streak," manager Clint Hurdle said of the oddity.
Maybe his Bucs are just saving that for October.
Tom Singer is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog Change for a Nickel. He can also be found on Twitter @Tom_Singer. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.