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Pirates prospect Sanchez named MVP of Triple-A All-Star Game

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By Staff Reports
Thursday, July 18, 2013, 1:33 a.m.

Pirates prospect Tony Sanchez hit a three-run homer and earned MVP honors to help the International League beat the Pacific Coast League, 4-3, in the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday in Reno, Nev.

Sanchez, a catcher for Indianapolis, started and went 1 for 3.

Indianapolis teammate Vic Black pitched two-thirds of an inning, picking up a hold.



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