PITTSBURGH (AP) -Barry Bonds hit the 736th home run of his career Friday night in the city where he began his career 21 years ago, a two-run drive in the second inning against Pirates left-hander Zach Duke.
Duke became the 436th pitcher to allow a Bonds homer when the San Francisco Giants left fielder hit a line drive just inside the foul pole down the right-field line at PNC Park.
The homer was Bonds' second of the season and came in the Giants' 10th game this year. He was off to a slow start - he carried a .192 average into the game - until he singled and homered in his first two at-bats Friday.
Of those 736 homers, 95 have been hit in Pittsburgh: 89 in Three Rivers Stadium, where he played from 1986-92, and six in 38 at-bats in PNC Park, which opened in 2001.
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