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Pirates Knock Off Reds In Extra Innings

Last updated on Monday, June 3, 2013

(Pittsburgh, PA) - In the National League Sunday, the Pittsburgh Pirates avoided a home sweep by beating the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 in 11-innings.

Garrett Jones hit a two-run blast in the eighth inning for Pittsburgh to tie the game at 4-4, then Travis Snider hit an RBI base hit with two outs in the eleventh to give Pittsburgh the win.

Zach Cozart and Todd Fraizer drove in runs during a four-run, first inning for Cincinnati and finished with a pair of hits each.

The Reds are 35-22 and host the Colorado Rockies tonight at 7:10.

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