In what has almost become a trend, the Pirates used late-game heroics to win a game. What has not been a trend is Pittsburgh winning at Miller Park, which thanks to a four-run eighth inning they did on Wednesday with a 6-4 win against the Brewers.
Pedro Alvarez hit his fifth home run of the season in Wednesday's win against the Brewers. Photo credit: David Hague
With the Pirates trailing 4-2, Travis Snider reached base on a broken-bat pinch hit single before Starling Marte smashed a ball over the fence in left-center field to tie the game. Jose Tabata reached on a single and appeared to injure his leg stealing second base and surprisingly (or not considering the Pirates' bench situation) James McDonald entered the game to run for Tabata. Brandon Inge hit what appeared to be a harmles...
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