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4: Walk-off home runs by McCutchen, tied for second most in club history with Roberto Clemente, Dick Stuart and Richie Hebner. Ralph Kiner and Willie Stargell share the lead with six.

"He's a smaller guy. He's not Whitey Ford, but he reminds me of the days my father used to explain Whitey Ford to me with, 'He's not the biggest guy in the park, but he gets all the big guys out.'" -- Hurdle, comparing Jeff Locke to the Hall of Fame left-hander.

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4: Walk-off home runs by McCutchen, tied for second most in club history with Roberto Clemente, Dick Stuart and Richie Hebner. Ralph Kiner and Willie Stargell share the lead with six.

"He's a smaller guy. He's not Whitey Ford, but he reminds me of the days my father used to explain Whitey Ford to me with, 'He's not the biggest guy in the park, but he gets all the big guys out.'" -- Hurdle, comparing Jeff Locke to the Hall of Fame left-hander.

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Pittsburgh Pirates, Francisco Liriano, Jeff Locke, Andrew McCutchen, Jordy Mercer