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26: Runners thrown out attempting to steal by Pirates catcher Russell Martin, the most in the Majors. In 2012, Buccos catchers combined to throw out 14 runners.

"You aren't going to get a much more challenging opportunity than to be involved in a pennant race in August. He's got the opportunity to play meaningful games in front of big crowds down the stretch -- that's a very good environment." -- Pirates manager Clint Hurdle on rookie outfielder Andrew Lambo, thrown into the NL Central race with Starling Marte landing on the DL with a hand injury.

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26: Runners thrown out attempting to steal by Pirates catcher Russell Martin, the most in the Majors. In 2012, Buccos catchers combined to throw out 14 runners.

"You aren't going to get a much more challenging opportunity than to be involved in a pennant race in August. He's got the opportunity to play meaningful games in front of big crowds down the stretch -- that's a very good environment." -- Pirates manager Clint Hurdle on rookie outfielder Andrew Lambo, thrown into the NL Central race with Starling Marte landing on the DL with a hand injury.

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