Garrett Jones hit two homers tonight. -- Image Credit: Mark Olson
Garrett Jones has been huge for the Pirates all season, but his big swings of the bat on Tuesday night in San Diego gave the team a chance to battle back and win.
Jones entered game action having gone 48-for-151 (.318 avg ) with 10 doubles, two triples, nine home runs and 35 RBI in his last 43 games. He belted out his first home run of the game in the sixth frame, for his 20th homer of the year.
The left-handed hitter came through once again for the club in the top of the ninth inning. After Andrew McCutchen singled, the first baseman deposited a two-run shot to center field to send the game into extras. The second long ball on the night tied his career-high 21. Jones also hit 21 in back-to-back seasons in 2010 and ...
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