Game summary: Wed 14 Jun 5:30 PM
Gagliardi's Slam Keys Pirates' 7th Win
SS Patrick Gagliardi hit a grand slam against the Cardinals to lead the Pirates to their seventh win. The home run was the second of his career and his first with the bases loaded. This game also featured a rare occurrence - Each team started a female pitcher. RHP Aliza Speno and RHP Cadance Gilbert got the nods for the Pirates and Cardinals respectively. The Pirates' offensive explosion was led by a 3-4 game from Gagliardi, a 4-4 performance from 1B Devin Speno, a 5-5 showing by RF Lucas Speno, and two hits from LF Bryer Sage. The Cardinals were down early in this one but showed some fight with three runs in the first inning and another five in the second inning. SS Tristan Evans had two hits and two runs scored. RHP/1B Cadance Gilbert had two hits for her second multi-hit game in a row. 1B/3B Jolie Glidden added a base hit and three runs scored. C Mason Sauter also had a productive day at the plate with a two-run double and two runs scored.