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26: Pirates club record for consecutive saves to start a season, set by Joel Hanrahan in 2011. Jason Grilli is at 22 and counting.
"One of the most attention-getting things for me is the hitting with runners in scoring position -- all across the Majors. And the number of people being left on base." -- Hurdle, a hitting coach at heart, on trends to which the Pirates have contributed, batting .219 with men in scoring position and averaging seven men left on base a game.