Willson Contreras tabbed his 18th home run of the year with this 2-run no-doubter at PNC Park.
Willson Contreras tabbed his 18th home run of the year with this 2-run no-doubter at PNC Park.

WATCH: Willson Contreras skies go-ahead 2-run no-doubter


by - Senior Writer -

PITTSBURGH — With a go-ahead home run, Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras hammered a 382-foot jack beyond left field at PNC Park on Thursday. Contreras skied a 2-run blast that put the Cubs up 4-2 over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the top of the third.

Getting underneath a slider thrown by Pirates hurler Jordan Lyles, Contreras cranked a moonshot that boasted a steep launch angle of 38 degrees. The dinger plated Kris Bryant, who hit a ground-rule double earlier in the inning. Joining Bryant and Albert Almora Jr., Contreras became the third Cub to go yard in the game.

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