The New Guys -- Justin Morneau sits in the Pirates dugout with Marlon Byrd to his right and John Buck to his left. (Photo Credit: David Hague)
Justin Morneau is here. The first baseman arrived in Pittsburgh at approximately 7:50 last night and made it into the Pirates' dugout sometime between the fifth and sixth inning.
"I knew what the score was. I checked the score when I landed," Morneau said. "We were listening to it on the radio on the way in."
When he arrived at the moment, Morneau arrived to an image that will likely be one he never forgets from his time in baseball.
"You look up and see the stands full," Morneau said. "To come in to that situation against a team you’re battling for first place with is pretty special. It’s probably something I’ll never forget."
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