PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pedro Alvarez hit a grand slam in Pittsburgh's nine-run first and a solo drive in the second for his first career multi-homer game, helping the Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 11-9 on Tuesday night.
Fellow rookie Neil Walker had a career-high five hits for the Pirates, who got 3 2-3 scoreless innings from four relievers after the Brewers got within one.
Jim Edmonds and Ryan Braun went deep for the Brewers. Edmonds finished with four hits.
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