Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 6/17/12
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CLEVELAND (AP) -- Pedro Alvarez drove in a career-high six runs with his second two-homer game in two days, powering the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Cleveland Indians 9-5 Sunday. Alvarez hit three-run homers in the fourth and fifth innings for his fourth career multihomer game. He also doubled, for his first game of three extra-base hits. Tony Watson (4-0), the second of five Pirates pitchers, worked 1 2-3 innings of relief as Pittsburgh took two of three for their sixth series win in the last seven chances. Jeanmar Gomez (4-6) allowed eight runs -- four earned -- over 4 1-3 innings for Cleveland. Eight runs came directly after three errors by shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera. The Indians lost for the fifth time in six games. Pittsburgh scored nine runs for the second straight game after totaling 13 runs during a four-game losing streak. Alvarez has 10 RBIs in four games since going 10 games without driving in a run. He became the first Pirates player with six RBIs in a game since An...
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