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2: Runners picked off this season by reliever Bryan Morris, twice the entire Pirates staff's total in 2013; Pittsburgh pitchers already have five pickoffs this year.

"I woke up this morning and I heard all the clapping outside my window, and I thought, 'Hey, it's no big deal, I do this every morning.'" -- David Manel, who covers the Pirates and lives along the route for Sunday's Pittsburgh Marathon.

Tom Singer is a reporter for and writes an MLBlog Change for a Nickel. He can also be found on Twitter @Tom_Singer.
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