Neil Walker's long ball provided the Bucs' only runs off starter Felix Hernandez. (Photo Credit: David Hague)

The Pittsburgh Pirates are tied for the best record and winning percentage in Major League Baseball. This is the first time since 1991 that the preceding statement is true after Memorial Day.

You can pretty much stop reading now. The important line is at the top. The details are meaningless. I can put anything I want here. Purple monkey dishwasher.

Okay, I'll write more. The Pirates' 4-2 victory in Seattle on Wednesday afternoon was a fine finish to a terrific road trip. They split an important series in Cincinnati, and were one Jay Bruce longball from winning it 3-1. Then the Bucs swept series from the Angels and Mariners to form the six-game winning streak they hold righ...

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