Game summary: Sat 19 May 9:00 AM
Gerard's 4 Extra Base Hits Key Pirates Win
Pirates catcher Nick Gerard continued to mash pitching with four extra base hits and 3 RBI. He hit two doubles and two triples to power the Pirates offense. The Bucs also got two hits, three RBI and three runs scored from Troy Forkin. Dylan Sparks scored three runs as well and added a base hit. Sam Bogart, Sam Madow, and Brady Sparks each had base hits. Brady Sparks also tossed a scoreless 1 1/3 in the lefty's league pitching debut. The Cardinals were held to just one hit - an Asher Jackson double in the fourth. Despite that, they were still able to score 8 runs by showing patience a the plate. In the third inning, the Redbirds scored 7 runs via walks. Mason North, Kadin Mcallister, Jolie Glidden, Ryan Young, Jayke Glidden, Jackson, and Eli Couglin all came around to score in the game. Jayke Glidden scored twice and made his season debut on the mound.