• Mets top Pirates on Baxter's pinch-hit single

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated May 10, 2013
    Baxter delivered his second winning pinch-hit in three days. Lagares robbed Andrew McCutchen of a go-ahead hit with a leaping catch at the wall in the top of the ninth inning, then Baxter's pinch-hit single in the bottom half sent the New York Mets over the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Thursday night. “I come in about the fifth and move around and stretch, take some swings,” Baxter said. When Baxter walked five times in a game last season, Alderson congratulated him personally. Swinging at the first two pitc...
    Source: ESPN.com
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