Marlon Byrd, Russell Martin homer to give Pirates 2-0 lead

PNC Park went bonkers as the Pirates leapt to an early lead in the NL WIld Card game.

Marlon Byrd entered the National League Wild Card game ranked sixth in the MLB with 1,250 regular season games without a postseason appearance. In his first at-bat of his first playoff game, he took Johnny Cueto deep to give Pittsburgh a 1-0 lead.

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Two batters later, catcher Russell Martin added another run to the lead as he launched a home run of his own to left field.

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For more on this game, follow the stream or head over to Bucs Dugout or Red Reporter.

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