Neil Walker homered twice today. (Photo Credit: David Hague)
If the last two games are any indication of how the Wild Card game could go, then the Pittsburgh Pirates are putting up some good signs. Yesterday they won 4-1 in a game where A.J. Burnett dominated the Cincinnati Reds, and Pedro Alvarez and Marlon Byrd led the offense. Today the offense destroyed the ball, launching six homers en route to an 8-3 victory. That win sealed home field in the Wild Card game, which will be played against the Reds on Tuesday.
Today was the first time the Pirates hit six homers in a game since the 2007 season. Neil Walker connected for two, and Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez, Marlon Byrd, and Andrew Lambo all had one each.
Walker and McCutchen went back to back in the third inning, putting the...
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