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Molina's pickoff throw nabs Walker off third base during fifth inning @Tom_Singer

ST. LOUIS -- An out call on a pickoff play at third base in the fifth inning of Tuesday night's game against the Cardinals stood after the Pirates had challenged it.

Neal Walker was aboard with a one-out triple when right-hander Carlos Martinez delivered a pitch to Russell Martin.

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St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina fired the ball to third baseman Matt Carpenter, who slapped the tag on the diving Walker to get the out call from third-base umpire Alan Porter.

After a brief review, the call stood.

Tom Singer is a reporter for and writes an MLBlog Change for a Nickel. He can also be found on Twitter @Tom_Singer.

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