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Moran’s 10th-inning blast boosts PH cred

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The Pirates' Colin Moran (19) heads home as he rounded the base after he hit hit a three-run home run against Nationals relief pitcher Justin Miller (60) during the 10th inning Friday night. -- AP

WASHINGTON -- With the return of Jung Ho Kang this season, Colin Moran has seen his playing time decrease dramatically following a solid rookie season.

But that doesn't mean he still doesn't have a flair for the dramatic.

Moran came off the bench in the 10th inning Friday night and hammered an 0-2 pitch from reliever Justin Miller into the stands in right field for his second career pinch-hit homer, lifting the Pirates to a 6-3 win over the Nationals.

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