"Puts a big smile on your face. I mean, he had a double off the glove to keep the hitting streak alive and then he puts an exclamation point on the end of his night," manager Clint Hurdle said. "Marte puts an exclamation point on the end of his night for a guy that's been out 10, 11 days, hadn't seen any live pitching. ... But for Reynolds, what a charge. His first RBI. First home run. Off a veteran pitcher, a good pitcher. Pretty swing."
"He was able to garner some great experience. ... They won some stuff, they did some things," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said of Banister, who was his bench coach for four seasons before going to Texas.