Travis Snider

Pittsburgh Pirates Defeat the Milwaukee Brewers to Preserve History

Roberto Clemente is one of the best baseball players to have ever played the game. When the Pittsburgh Pirates retired his jersey, his number (21) is the only 21 that should matter. However, the Pirates haven’t had much success in winning seasons as they lost 20 in a row coming into this 2013 season.

This year they look past the past, winning their 81st game last night against the Milwaukee Brewers. They now have clinched their first non-losing season in two decades. “The one family I’m happy for is the Clemente family,” manager Clint Hurdle said. “They told me earlier in the season that we can’t have 21 losing seasons, that we’ve got to find a way to not have Roberto’s number tied to that. I told them we’d find a way to take care of that. It’s been taken care of.”

The matchup between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Pittsburgh Pirates was a close one all the way through. Tied going into the 9th inning, Travis Snider knocked out a solo homer to take the game 4-3 for the Pirates. Snider wore the UnderArmour Yard Mid ST cleat. The Yard Mid is a great cleat that is both comfortable and durable. Also, the Yard Mid gives the wearer responsive performance, low to the ground feel, cushioned comfort and shock absorption-especially when you are putting all your power into each hit.

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[ESPN]

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