VIDEO: Neil Walker's homer goes into Allegheny River

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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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Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered the last five World Series beginning with the epic 2011 Fall Classic. The former Indiana University... Full Bio

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