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Pirates' Harrison wants to be 'the guy' with game on the line

Sep 13, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Josh Harrison (5) reacts running to first base after hitting a game winning RBI single against the Milwaukee Brewers during the eleventh inning at PNC Park. The Pirates won 7-6 in eleven innings. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Sep 13, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Josh Harrison (5) reacts running to first base after hitting a game winning RBI single against the Milwaukee Brewers during the eleventh inning at PNC Park. The Pirates won 7-6 in eleven innings. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Looking to keep pace with the St. Louis Cardinals, the Pittsburgh Pirates needed a win Sunday.

Josh Harrison was the man for the job.

With one out in the 11th and men on second and third, Harrison ripped a single to left, scoring the walk off run:

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After the game, Harrison said that he thrives in those situations.

"You love being in those situations," Harrison said via TribLive. "You want to be the guy."

The Pirates are going to need Harrison to be the guy with just 20 games left in this season.

Pittsburgh trails the Cardinals by 2.5 games in the NL Central.

(h/t TribLive)