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Pirates batters have been hit by 26 pitches this year, the most in baseball. The Padres are next with 23, and the closest after that are the Reds and Athletics with 20 heading into Tuesday.

"Me too."
-- Hughes to a reporter after he said he hopes to see the reliever soon

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Pirates batters have been hit by 26 pitches this year, the most in baseball. The Padres are next with 23, and the closest after that are the Reds and Athletics with 20 heading into Tuesday.

"Me too."
-- Hughes to a reporter after he said he hopes to see the reliever soon

View Full Game Coverage

Steven Petrella is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

Pittsburgh Pirates, Jose Contreras, Jared Hughes, Andrew McCutchen, Jordy Mercer