Pittsburgh Pirates

Wagaman belts two homers in pro debut

Former Orange Coast College baseball standout Eric Wagaman hit two home runs and drove in six runs in his professional debut on Thursday.

Wagaman, a 13th-round draft pick of the New York Yankees, was two for four with a three-run home run in the sixth inning and a two-run shot in the eighth for the Pulaski Yankees of the rookie Appalachian League in Pulaski, Va.

Pulaski defeated the Princeton Rays 7-2.

Wagaman hit 14 home runs and had 49 RBIs to earn first-team All-Orange Empire Conference honors for the Pirates in 2017. He had committed to play at Houston, but signed this week with the Yankees.

The 6-foot-4 first baseman belted three homers against...

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