VIDEO: Neil Walker's homer goes into Allegheny River

By Matt Snyder | Baseball Writer

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The Braves jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first inning Monday night in Pittsburgh, but the Pirates trimmed the deficit to 6-2 (follow live on gametracker) on a Neil Walker homer. Here it is:

That blast went 432 feet and was the 35th home run ball to end up in the river, per the Pirates' official Twitter account. The shot was Walker's first river ball and his 17th homer of the season.

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