Game summary: Sun 04 Jun 1:00 PM
Forkin, Gagliardi, and Gerard Lead Bucs to a Win
RHP/3B Troy Forkin pitched into the fifth inning and struck out six Red Sox to get the win for the Pirates. At the plate, he laced a two-run double to knock in the Pirates' first runs of the game. Rookie slugger C Nick Gerard hit his fourth home run of the season, a three-run shot in the fourth inning. That was part of a 2-3 day at the plate for Gerard. 1B Patrick Gagliardi also had a productive day with the bat as he hit his first Little League home run in the fifth inning and added a single. 2B Aliza Speno played well defensively. The Red Sox got on the board early with a three-run double hit by RHP/SS Sam Henry in the first inning. 1B Brock Longe hit a double and stole a base in the third inning. C Harper Cutler hit a single and scored a run. SS/RHP Will Hill and RF Anthony Matias also had base hits for the Sox.