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Estrada's homer sealed Giants win

The Venezuelan reached his home run number 11 of the season to leave the Pirates on the field

The San Francisco Giants They achieved a disputed victory (8-7) against the Pittsburgh Pirates thanks to the performance of Venezuelan Thairo Estrada.

The Venezuelan hit his 11th home run of the season in the bottom of the ninth inning to drive in Mike Yastrzemski and leave the Buccaneers on the field.

Estrada went 5-for-2 in the game with the home run, a run scored and two RBIs to put his batting average at .268.

Wilmer Flores also went 4-for-3 during a double to drive in Tommy La Stella and Joey Bart.

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Flores has, to date a batting average of .258 with 16 homers, 95 hits and 58 runs scored and an RBI.

The Giants maintain their third place in the National League West division, 22.5 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers and six and a half games behind San Diego.

Tribute to Marco Scutaro

Before starting, those from the bay celebrated 10 years since winning the 2012 World Series, where Marco Scutaro was present.

The former major leaguer recalled several moments from that series, especially the heavy rain that fell at the end of the National League Championship Series.

"I really thought it was a sign from heaven of what was going to happen, I played four years in Oakland and I never saw rain like that," Scutaro said.

Scutaro was vital at shortstop for those Giants, who swept the series against the Detroit Tigers 4-0.

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