10-8: The Pirates' record in Interleague games last season, tied with the Reds for best in the National League.

"It'll be more of a challenge than it's been in the past, when the schedule was more concentrated. Time will tell. We feel best suited with the club we have, and we do have a DH in the house." -- Hurdle, who in the past would adjust his roster with the addition of an extra hitter for Interleague games, on the revised schedule which has Interleague games dispersed throughout the season