The Pirates Are Five Wins Away from the World Series

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The Pirates Are Five Wins Away from the World Series
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This single from Pedro Alvarez in the bottom of the eighth gave the Pirates a 4-3 lead in Game 3 of the NLDS and proved to be the game-winning run. Pittsburgh is now one win away from the NLCS. Four wins there would get them to the World Series for the first time since 1979.

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