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How contenders are preparing for stretch run

Jim Bowden looks at what could change on each contender's roster for the stretch run, from call-ups to changed roles to players returning from injury.

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The most wanted World Series matchups (3:50)
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McCutchen leads Pirates past Marlins (0:32)

McCutchen: 5 straight 20-HR seasons

Andrew McCutchen has 20 HR in each of the last five seasons, tied for the fourth-longest streak in Pirates history, after belting a three-run shot in the second inning. The Pirates lead 7-2 in the fourth in Miami. Follow live

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Could Tyler Glasnow get the call?

Pirates GM Neal Huntington says its highly doubtful, but he wouldn't say no. What could Glasnow bring to Pittsburgh down the stretch? Potential impact additions (Insider)

Pirates fans jonesing for October

FiveThirtyEight's analysis of fan sentiment has Pittsburgh fans on the rise this month after some negativity in July. What about the other teams? Sentiment scores

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Hand, Gordon star in Marlins' win

LHP Brad Hand tossed eight solid innings and struck out five, and Dee Gordon stole a career-high-tying four bases in the 5-2 win over the Pirates, who hold a 2.5-game lead over the Cubs for the first NL wild-card spot. Box score

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs53513th
Batting Average.2618th
On Base Percentage.3238th
Slugging Percentage.39716th
Earned Run Average3.132nd
Quality Starts729th
WHIP1.2513th
BAA.25012th

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