Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 8/1/14
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PHOENIX -- Andy Marte hit a two-run home run and Aaron Hill added a solo shot in the sixth inning to power the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night. Nick Ahmed hit the Diamondbacks' third home run, an eighth-inning solo shot that was the first of his major-league career. Marte, called up from Triple-A Reno earlier in the day to help fill the roster spots vacated by the trades of Gerardo Parra and Martin Prado, took Jeff Locke (2-3) deep into the left-field seats to break a 3-3 tie. Hill followed one out later with his ninth home run of the season. Reliever Oliver Perez (2-1) earned the win by getting the last two outs in the sixth. The Pirates took the lead in the second inning when Russell Martin drove in two with a double off the left field wall, but Arizona starter Josh Collmenter was able to escape further damage. Collmenter played a part in allowing the Diamondbacks to tie the score after Locke (2-3) no-hit them for the first three inn...
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