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The Pirates Destroy the Cardinals 12-2, as Told Through Photos

The Pirates Destroy the Cardinals 12-2, as Told Through Photos

The Pittsburgh Pirates had a big win over the St. Louis Cardinals last night, taking the opening game of the series with a 12-2 victory. Pirates Prospects photographer David Hague was on hand for the event, and captured a lot of great photos. For the full album of pictures, check out David's page. Here are the big moments from last nights game, told through David's photos.
The tarp was on the field, and delayed the start of the game about an hour.
Photo Credit: David Hague
Pedro Alvarez hit a solo homer in the second inning to put the Pirates up 1-0...
Photo Credit: David Hague
...and then he homered again in the fourth inning to give the Pirates a 2-0 lead.
Photo Credit: David Hague
Travis Ishikawa got in on the action, hitting his first homer with the Pirates to put the team up 3-0 in the fourth inning.
Photo Credit: David Hague
Gerrit Cole picked up where he left off at the end of last season, looking like a top of the rotation pitcher. He gave up a two run homer to Matt Ca...

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