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Pedro Alvarerz, Travis Ishikawa hit long homers, Pirates beat Twins 8-4

Pedro Alvarez and Travis Ishikawa hit long home runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday.Alvarez and Ishikawa, both left-handed hitters, took advantage of a stiff wind blowing out to right field at Hammond Stadium. Alvarez, the Pirates' third baseman, connected off former Pittsburgh teammate Kevin Correia.It was the second home run of the spring for Alvarez, who tied Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt for the National League lead last season with 36.Ishikawa's homer came off Twins right-hander Vance Worley in the sixth. The two-run shot landed halfway up the batter's eye in center field....

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