Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Two decades of losing in the Steel City
has given way to this.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are one win away from the National League Championship
Pedro Alvarez hit a go-ahead RBI single in a two-run eighth inning Sunday and
the Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 in Game 3 of the National League
In the playoffs for the first time in 21 years, the Pirates took a 2-1 lead in
the best-of-five series with Game 4 set for Monday afternoon in Pittsburgh.
Russell Martin also had an RBI single in the eighth after Carlos Beltran had
tied the game for the Cardinals with his second home run of the series in the
top of the inning.
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