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McKenry’s 2 HRs help Pirates rally past Reds



Published: Sun, April 14, 2013 @ 6:30 p.m.

McKenry’s 2 HRs help Pirates rally past Reds

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Backup catcher Michael McKenry had the first two-homer game of his four-year major league career and Starling Marte hit a tiebreaking two-run drive in a six-run eighth inning Sunday, helping the Pittsburgh Pirates rally from a five-run deficit for a 10-7 win over the Cincinnati Reds.

Cincinnati has lost five straight, its longest slide since last Aug. 5-9. The Pirates swept the Reds for the first time since April 16-18, 2010, in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh trailed 5-0 when McKenry homered off Mat Latos leading off the seventh. Travis Snider’s RBI double off the top of the right-field wall — upheld after a video review — chased Latos, Andrew McCutchen doubled in a run against Logan Ondrusek and pinch-hitter Gaby Sanchez had an RBI single off Manny Parra.


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1SAVEOURCOUNTRY(467 comments)posted 1 year, 2 months ago

Video replay showed the ball was clearly in the stands. The umpires called fan interference which game Travis snider a double. The guy was simply trying to save his daughter from getting hit. If he did not touch it, the ball would have drill her on the side her head!

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2Lifes2Short(3875 comments)posted 1 year, 2 months ago

Very bad call. But I'll take the win/sweep.

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