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• With Friday's loss, the Pirates clinched their 19th straight losing record against National League Central teams in as many years of interdivisional play. Before Homer Bailey's no-hitter, the Bucs were 38-40 against division teams and still had a chance for a winning division record for the first time since the Central's birth in 1994. Sunday's series finale against Cincinnati is also the final against the NL Central.

• Easily camouflaged by Bailey's no-hitter was the fact his 10 strikeouts increased Pittsburgh batters' season total to 1,312, a new club record, breaking last season's total of 1,308.

• The Pittsburgh staff took an ERA of 3.92 into game No. 158. The last season the team ERA finished below 4.00 was in 1998 (3.91).

• With Friday's loss, the Pirates clinched their 19th straight losing record against National League Central teams in as many years of interdivisional play. Before Homer Bailey's no-hitter, the Bucs were 38-40 against division teams and still had a chance for a winning division record for the first time since the Central's birth in 1994. Sunday's series finale against Cincinnati is also the final against the NL Central.

• Easily camouflaged by Bailey's no-hitter was the fact his 10 strikeouts increased Pittsburgh batters' season total to 1,312, a new club record, breaking last season's total of 1,308.

• The Pittsburgh staff took an ERA of 3.92 into game No. 158. The last season the team ERA finished below 4.00 was in 1998 (3.91).