MLB: Pittsburgh 5, Florida 1

MIAMI, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Chris Snyder put Pittsburgh in front with a two-run homer in the fifth Friday and the Pirates went on to down Florida 5-1.

MLB: Cincinnati 4, Pittsburgh 3 (12 inn.)

CINCINNATI, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Chris Heisey scored in the 12th inning as Pittsburgh catcher Chris Snyder was dropping a throw home Friday, giving Cincinnati a 4-3 win over the Pirates.

MLB: Milwaukee 7, Pittsburgh 2

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Alcides Escobar and Ryan Braun both had two RBI during a six-run seventh inning Friday that lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 7-2 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Pittsburgh 7, Cincinnati 6

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Neil Walker's bases-clearing double capped a six-run second inning Tuesday and the Pittsburgh Pirates outlasted Cincinnati 7-6.

D-Backs get 3 from Pirates for Snyder

PITTSBURGH, July 31 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired catcher Chris Snyder from Arizona Saturday for outfielder Ryan Church, infielder Bobby Crosby and pitcher D.J. Carrasco.

MLB: Arizona 4, N.Y. Mets 3 (14 innings)

PHOENIX, July 22 (UPI) -- Chris Snyder singled in Justin Upton with one out in the 14th inning Wednesday, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-3 victory over the New York Mets.

MLB: Arizona 5, Florida 4

PHOENIX, July 10 (UPI) -- Chris Snyder's two-run homer gave Arizona a three-run lead in the sixth Saturday and the Diamondbacks survived a ninth-inning jam to defeat Florida 5-4.

MLB: Arizona 6, Detroit 5

DETROIT, June 19 (UPI) -- Mark Reynolds homered and Gerardo Parra smacked a two-run triple Saturday to pace the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-5 inter-league victory over Detroit.

MLB: Arizona 7, St. Louis 2

PHOENIX, June 12 (UPI) -- Adam LaRoche blasted a pair of homers among four long balls hammered by Arizona Saturday in the Diamondbacks' 7-2 victory over St. Louis.

MLB: Arizona 9, Houston 1

HOUSTON, May 4 (UPI) -- Cesar Valdez notched a win in his major league debut and Chris Snyder homered Monday as the Arizona Diamondbacks bested Houston 9-1.

MLB: Arizona 13, Chicago Cubs 5

CHICAGO, April 29 (UPI) -- Adam LaRoche hit home runs in consecutive innings Thursday, powering the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 13-5 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Arizona 7, Philadelphia 4

PHOENIX, April 24 (UPI) -- Kelly Johnson hit two of Arizona's five homers Friday and the Diamondbacks scored all their runs on the long ball to defeat Philadelphia 7-4.
Mariners P Lee gets 5-game suspension

Mariners P Lee gets 5-game suspension

NEW YORK, March 17 (UPI) -- Seattle Mariners pitcher Cliff Lee has been handed a five-game suspension for throwing at a batter's head, Major League Baseball said Wednesday.

MLB: Arizona 4, Florida 3

MIAMI, May 21 (UPI) -- A two-run homer by Mark Reynolds brought Arizona from behind Thursday to a 4-3 decision over Florida.

MLB: Arizona 10, Washington 8

PHOENIX, May 10 (UPI) -- Eric Byrnes and Chris Snyder drove in three runs each Sunday when the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Washington 10-8 for their first win under manager A.J. Hinch.
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Chris Snyder
Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Chris Snyder puts the late tag on St. Louis Cardinals Cesar Izturis as he scores from third base in the sixth inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on September 25, 2008. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Christopher Cornelius Snyder (born February 12, 1981, in Houston,TX) is a catcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He bats and throws right-handed.

Snyder attended Grayslake Central High School and the University of Houston. In 2001, Snyder started every game and hit .316; he also led the team in home runs, hits, doubles, RBIs, total bases, slugging percentage, on-base percentage, and hit by pitches. He was named All-Conference USA second team and also played for Team USA hitting 1 home run and having 9 RBIs. In 2002, he hit .348 with 15 home runs and 70 RBIs.

Snyder had been drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 1999 Major League Baseball Draft, but chose to attend college. He was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2nd round of the 2002 Major League Baseball Draft.

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