Game summary: Sat 05 May 1:00 PM
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Troy Forkin hit a grand slam in the first inning as part of a 4-4 game to lead the Pirates. Nick Gerard added three hits including his league-leading second home run of the season; a towering three-run shot in the second inning. Sam Bogart had three hits including a 2-run double in the second inning. Aliza Speno scored four runs. Nick Gerard struck out 6 batters in his first start of the year. Damien Fontaine relieved and threw well in his pitching debut. The Royals' Gordie Kalill had an RBI single and played strong defense at shortstop. Kyle Purdy and Ozzie VanHendrick each scored runs and VanHendrick had a stolen base.