Game summary: Thu 31 May 5:30 PM
Forkin and Fontaine Combine on One-Hitter
The Pirates captured their eighth win with an 11-0 victory over the Royals. Troy Forkin got the start and struck out nine over three one-hit innings. Forkin handed the ball to Damien Fontaine who threw a hitless fourth inning with two strikeouts. At the plate, Forkin and Nick Gerard each had two hits. Sam Bogart had a base hit and scored three times. The Pirates also got hits from Aliza Speno and Brady Sparks. Speno added a pair of runs. Sean Cozza struck out five batters in his start for the Royals. Outfielder Jayson Tirell got a base hit for the Royals - a hard hit ball into center field. Royals reliever Gordie Kalill cooled off the Pirates' bats with a scoreless inning and a third.