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Pittsburgh Pirates' Back-to-Back-to-Back Homers Included Pedro Alvarez's Inside-the-Park Job


Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez hit his National League-leading 33rd home run of the year last night. It required an obscene amount of running. Alvarez was able to circle the bases for a rare inside-the-park dinger after his shot to deep right-center bounded off the top of the wall and back toward the infield. His teammates Russell Martin and Garrett Jones then hit traditional over-the-fence home runs in succession to show Alvarez all the aerobic exercise was quite unnecessary.

 

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