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    PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 23: Joe Panik #12 celebrates his three run RBI triple with Roberto Kelly #39 of the San Francisco Giants in front of Jung Ho Kang #27 of the Pittsburgh Pirates during the third inning on June 23, 2016 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

    Joe Panik hit a bases-loaded triple, Mac Williamson launched a 446-foot home run and the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 Thursday for their 12th win in 14 games.

    The Giants took three of four at PNC Park.

    After hitting a key double late in Wednesday night's win, Panik put the Giants ahead 3-1 with his triple in the third inning. Williamson followed with an RBI single.

    Williamson connected for his second home run of the season in the sixth.

    Albert Suarez (3-1) gave up two earned runs in five innings. Santiago Casilla struck out three in the ninth for his 16th save.

    Jonathon Niese (6-5) was tagged for five runs in six innings.

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