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"We're going to hit a homer. We're going to hit one." -- Manager Clint Hurdle before Sunday's game, when Andrew McCutchen's first-inning two-run shot ended the Pirates' home run drought to open the 2013 season.

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View Full Game Coverage "We're going to hit a homer. We're going to hit one." -- Manager Clint Hurdle before Sunday's game, when Andrew McCutchen's first-inning two-run shot ended the Pirates' home run drought to open the 2013 season.

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