Today's Lineup: Josh Harrison 3B, Jordy Mercer SS, Cutch CF, Corey Hart 1B, Starling Marte LF, Neil Walker 2B, Fran Cervelli C, Sean Rodriguez RF, Locke P.
- The Kid still has a bit to go to match his longest hitting streak - he's at 10 games now; but his best was an 18-gamer in 2010.
- With his next home run, Pedro will tie Hall-of-Famer Paul Waner and outfielder Bill Robinson for 17th place on Pittsburgh’s all-time home run list with 109. After them, Bobby Bo is next on the list with 114 bombs.
- Did ya know:..AJ Burnett has defeated all 30 teams in MLB? Frankie Liriano is one away from joining him, but he needs a Marlin scalp to add to his belt. They're the one club that he's never faced. Pittsburgh has a home & home with Miami, so maybe this is the year Francisco joins the "I beat 'em all" club.(He was on the DL in June when the Bucs met them, and the other 2013-14 sets missed his rotation turn)
- Andrew Lambo has a 25% line drive rate but just an .063 BABIP. No wonder he's hitting .045.
- Edinson Volquez is 2-2 as a Royal - with a 1.91 ERA/2.55 FIP. Eddie started serving his five-day suspension for a Royal brawl on Monday as he's fitting right in with KC.