Game summary: Sat 27 May 11:00 AM
Gerard and Gagliardi Pound Pirates to Win
C Nick Gerard had two hits including his second home run as part of a five-run third inning against the Cardinals. SS Patrick Gagliardi also had two hits, one of which was an inside-the-park home run in the fifth inning. Rookie RF Lucas Speno added a two-run double. CF Kaidyn Jarvis also had a double for the Bucs. Pirates' pitching was also strong with RHP Wayland Walsh getting the start and RHP Troy Forkin's 11 strikeouts out of the bullpen. Cardinals' RHP/3B Dallin Wachtelhausen led the Redbirds with three hits. 3B/SS James Fagley had a hit and scored two runs out of the leadoff spot in the order. Rookie 2B Chase Austin had a hit and scored a run. SS/RHP Tristan Evans also had a base hit for the Cardinals.