Game summary: Tue 24 Apr 5:30 PM
Forkin Strikes out 12 as Bucs Cruise
RHP Troy Forkin struck out 12 batters over four innings while allowing just one hit. He also had a hit and scored a run. C Nick Gerard went 3-3 with a walk and 2 RBI. CF Dylan Sparks also had 3 hits for the Bucs. The Cardinals offense struggled to get going against Forkin with C Jolie Glidden getting the lone base hit. A bright spot for the Redbirds was the bullpen performance by rookie RHP Asher Jackson who struck out 7 batters across 3 1/3 innings of 3-run ball in his debut.