“This is enough,” the 216-pound first baseman said after the game. “I’m tired. It’s been a long day.”
Then Sanchez laughed. The Pittsburgh Pirates have been doing an awful lot of that lately.
Pinch-hitter Russell Martin singled home Sanchez for the winning run in the 14th inning and the Pirates earned their ninth straight victory, defeating the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 Sunday.
The Pirates extended their longest winning streak since 2004, when they took 10 in a row. Pittsburgh reached the midpoint of its season with the best record in the majors at 51-30.
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