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Starling Marte made two ridiculous plays to get the final two outs and save the Pirates

Marte Partay saves the game for the Pirates -- twice

Poor Cincinnati. Here they thought they were playing just an ordinary baseball game against the Pirates, one that abided by ordinary baseball rules and offered a chance at victory or defeat. Down by just a run in the bottom of the ninth, the Reds rallied, putting two men on with just one out and looking to walk off with a win. 

Little did they know that, in reality, they had been cordially invited to the Marte Partay, and the festivities were about to begin. First, after a Todd Frazier single that seemed sure to tie the game, Starling played a stirring game of Pin the Baseball on Brandon Phillips:

Marte assist

Clearly not recognizing the stipulations of the Partay, Marlon Byrd went in that very same direction again in the next at-bat. It went about as you'd expect:

Marte final out

A reminder: It's Starling Marte's Partay, and he can steal your baseball game if he wants to. 

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