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2017 Pirates Games

Date Teams Score Notes Summary
Mon 24 Apr 5:30 PMMon 4/24 5:30 Pirates at A's 0-10 McKenney, Frost, and Weeks Lead A's in Opener game info
The Athletics' RHP Josh McKenney and RHP Cameron Frost combined to no-hit the Pirates on Opening Night at the Brattleboro Little League Field. CF Brandon Weeks led the A's offense with his first career Little League HR, a two-run shot out of left field. McKenney, Frost, and RF Thomas Bell also added hits. The Pirates struggled at the plate but saw great defense from rookie outfielder Sam Bogart and second year 3B Dylan Sparks. RHP Troy Forkin started and struck out four while giving up just two hits.
Sat 29 Apr 1:00 PMSat 4/29 1:00 Red Sox at Pirates 13-12 Mulverhill and Longe lead Red Sox in nailbiter Against Pirates game info
Red Sox Rookie 3B Dane Mulverhill shocked the crowd with an historic grand slam in his first Little League at bat. His blast, part of a two-hit game, came in the first inning after 1B Brock Longe had hit a three-run home run in his first at-bat of the season. Longe had a three-hit game, adding two triples as well. LF Anthony Matias and RHP/SS Sam Henry each had two hits. SS/RHP Will Hill and C Harper Cutler each had a hit and scored two runs. Henry, Hill, and Longe pitched for the Red Sox. The Pirates rallied from an early deficit with big hits from SS/RHP Devin Speno, C Nick Gerard, and LF Sam Madow. RHP Wayland Walsh gritted through five innings in relief to keep the Pirates in the game.
Thu 04 May 5:30 PMThu 5/4 5:30 Pirates at Cardinals 11-8 Gagliardi Keys Pirates' Big Comeback win game info
Pirates SS Patrick Gagliardi hit a bases-loaded, two-out double to give the Bucs a lead in a wild fourth inning. Down 7-2 when the inning began, the Pirates fought back with huge hits from C Nick Gerard, 2B Sam Bogart, and CF Dylan Sparks. Wayland Walsh started for the Pirates on the hill, Troy Forkin held the lead, and Devin Speno closed out the Bucs' first win since 2015. The big Pirates rally came after Cardinals RHP Tristan Evans' had thrown 4 1/3 innings of two-run ball, striking out eight batters. The middle of the Cardinals batting order also played well with 1B Makai Gardilcic lining two doubles and scoring three runs. 3B/RHP Dallin Wachtelhausen also had two hits for the Redbirds.
Sat 06 May 3:00 PMSat 5/6 3:00 Mets at Pirates 3-7 Walsh, Speno, and Gagliardi lead Pirates to Second Win game info
RHP Patrick Gagliardi threw four innings and struck out eight Mets to get the win for the Pirates and extend their win streak to two games. SS Wayland Walsh had three hits and 1B/RHP Devin Speno added a pair for the surging Bucs. The Pirates lineup had hits throughout their order. C Nick Gerard, LF Troy Forkin, 2B Sam Bogart, CF Bryer Sage, and RF Montez Venson added to the hit parade. The Mets played solidly as well in this one. C Will Miskovich's single and heads-up baserunning gave the Mets a run in the second. RF Avery Martin and Jacksyn Mcallister added base knocks. SS John Satterfield made several fine defensive plays and scored a run.
Wed 10 May 5:30 PMWed 5/10 5:30 Pirates at Giants 4-14 Sam Hall Hits Three Home Runs as Giants Cruise game info
SS Sam Hall hit three majestic home runs deep into the night at the Brattleboro Little League field to lead the Giants. Hall's three home runs were part of a 4-4 night as he also added a double and four RBI's. RHP/2B Forester Avard struck out eight Pirates while allowing just two runs. The Giants also got two doubles from CF Rowan Lonergan. His first double cleared the bases. 3B Derek Sargent, 1B Degan Gundry, and C/RHP Tucker Sargent also had hits for the Giants. The Pirates got hits from SS/1B Patrick Gagliardi and 3B/RHP Wayland Walsh. 3B Troy Forkin showed off a strong arm and flashed great leather from the hot corner.
Sat 13 May 5:00 PMSat 5/13 5:00 Reds at Pirates 18-10 Thurber's First Home Run Paces Reds game info
The Reds' prolific offense was relentless in the rain on Saturday afternoon. 1B Willem Thurber had two hits including his first Little League home run - a three-run blast out of right field. 3B Jackson Emery had a four hit afternoon and knocked in two. C Turner Clews also scored four runs on three hits. P/1B Joey Reynolds had five RBI on two doubles and a single. Rookie CF/2B Nolan Chisholm lined two hits for the Reds. The Pirates' bats were not silent in this one either. Rookie C Nick Gerard hit his first Little League home run - a grand slam in the fourth inning. He also hit a single and played excellent defense behind the plate. Another rookie, 2B Sam Bogart hit an RBI single in the third. 1B Patrick Gagliardi (1-3 with 3 runs scored) and SS Wayland Walsh (1-4 with 2 RBI) continued to hit for the Pirates.
Thu 18 May 5:30 PMThu 5/18 5:30 Giants at Pirates 12-0 Avard Carries Giants into First Place game info
RHP Forester Avard pitched and hit the Giants into first place on Thursday. The righty threw a one-hit shutout and struck out nine Pirates. He also homered in his first two at-bats and knocked in five runs. CF Rowan Lonergan and 3B Thaddeus Sawyer each added hits for the Giants. SS/C Tucker Sargent scored three runs and RF Sam Hall scored a pair. Pirates SS/RHP Sam Bogart got the Bucs' lone hit and also made his debut on the mound. 1B Devin Speno made a highlight play at first base on a hard bouncer off the bat of Avard.
Sat 20 May 1:00 PMSat 5/20 1:00 Pirates at Reds 0-11 Reds Win Behind Reynolds' Shutout and Homers from Palomba and Thurber game info
The Reds' 2017 season has been highlighted by a powerful offense, dominant pitching, and stingy defense. Saturday was no different as SS Alex Palomba and 1B Willem Thurber each hit home runs, LHP Joey Reynolds threw a two-hit shutout and the defense committed just one error. Palomba's home run was part of a three-hit effort and it was his first Little League roundtripper. C Turner Clews hit two doubles, scored three runs, and knocked in two. Reynolds added a two-run double and CF Nolan Chisholm hit a two-run single. The Pirates' two hits came off the bat of SS Patrick Gagliardi. On defense, CF Sam Bogart made a fine catch and C Nick Gerard continued to be rock solid behind the plate.
Wed 24 May 5:30 PMWed 5/24 5:30 Pirates at Mets 23-1 Devin Speno Hits for the Cycle as Pirates Romp game info
1B Devin Speno hit for the cycle and scored five runs in the Pirates' victory. The home run, a first inning shot, was the first of his Little League career. SS Wayland Walsh also had a big day at the plate as he laced four doubles and scored four runs. RHP Patrick Gagliardi had two hits and scored five runs from the leadoff spot in the order. Rookie C Nick Gerard and fellow rookie 3B Sam Bogart also had multiple hits for the Bucs. Gagliardi threw a three-hitter and struck out seven. The Mets were led by two hits from C Will Miskovich and a hit from RHP/3B Gabe Alexander. CF Dominic Johnson and 2B Avery Martin made great catches to lead the Mets' defense.
Sat 27 May 11:00 AMSat 5/27 11:00 Cardinals at Pirates 4-12 Gerard and Gagliardi Pound Pirates to Win game info
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.
Sat 03 Jun 5:00 PMSat 6/3 5:00 A's at Pirates 18-6 McKenney and Systo Hit Their First Home Runs as A's Roll game info
CF Josh McKenney went 4-5 with his first home run and scored four runs. 2B/RHP Keagan Systo also hit his first home run. The A's offense was mashing throughout this one as SS/RHP Karson Elliot, 3B/RHP Brandon Weeks, and C Alex McClelland each got three hits. RHP/SS Cameron Frost, 1B Thomas Bell each added a pair of base hits. The Pirates were led by C Nick Gerard's third homer of the season. SS/RHP Patrick Gagliardi, RHP/SS Wayland Walsh, and 3B Sam Bogart all had base knocks. 1B Devin Speno continued to flash great leather at this position.
Sun 04 Jun 1:00 PMSun 6/4 1:00 Pirates at Red Sox 11-4 Forkin, Gagliardi, and Gerard Lead Bucs to a Win game info
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.
Wed 07 Jun 5:30 PMWed 6/7 5:30 Red Sox at Pirates 3-17 Pirates Surge Past Red Sox game info
RHP Patrick Gagliardi threw a four-hitter and struck out seven Red Sox over four innings. At the plate, he also hit a bases clearing triple and a single. 2B Aliza Speno had a single and a double and added solid defense. C Nick Gerard hit a three-run home run. It was the fifth home run of his rookie campaign. 3B Sam Bogart, SS Wayland Walsh, and 3B Troy Forkin also had hits for the Bucs. The Red Sox got a three-run home run from C Sam Henry. The big fly was Henry's sixth home run of the season. The Red Sox also got hits from SS/1B Will Hill, 1B/LHP/CF Brock Longe, and rookie 3B Dane Mulverhill.
Fri 09 Jun 5:30 PMFri 6/9 5:30 Pirates at A's 8-13 Athletics' Young Hitters Lead the Way game info
A's 2B Cameron Cruz went 4-4 and fell a home run short of hitting for the cycle. He teamed with fellow second year player Alex McClelland who went 3-4, scored three runs, and stole three bases. The A's also got a two-run triple and a double from SS/RHP Cameron Frost. The Athletics' defense was also key. Frost and CF Keagan Systo both made impressive plays. The Pirates got two hits each from SS/RHP Devin Speno, 3B/SS Sam Bogart, and 2B Aliza Speno. Bogart also made key plays on hard hit balls from both positions he played in the game. C Nick Gerard continued to show a strong bat and presence behind the plate. He lined a two-run double into left field and made fine stops behind the plate.
Wed 14 Jun 5:30 PMWed 6/14 5:30 Pirates at Cardinals 27-10 Gagliardi's Slam Keys Pirates' 7th Win game info
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.
Sat 17 Jun 11:00 AMSat 6/17 11:00 Mets at Pirates 1-11 Pirates Finish Season With Win game info
The Pirates finished off their season with a win against the Mets. RHP Patrick Gagliardi pitched into the fifth and allowed just three hits. At the plate, he had a base hit and scored two runs. SS Sam Bogart also had a productive day as he was on base all four times he came to the plate. He had two hits and two runs scored out of the third spot in the order. The Mets got two hits from C John Satterfield who also scored their lone run. 1B Thaddeus Engstrom-Keep also had a base hit - a perfectly placed ball that landed just fair in right field. SS/RHP Gabe Alexander made several crisp plays from shortstop as well as from the mound.

All games are at the Little League Field, unless otherwise noted.
For played games, winning team is in red
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# Name Age
Kaidyn Jarvis
1 Dylan Sparks11
2 Patrick Gagliardi12
3 Montez Venson10
5 Lucas Speno9
6 Aliza Speno11
9 Sam Madow11
10 Wayland Walsh12
11 Devin Speno12
12 Bryer Sage11
13 Sam Bogart10
16 Nick Gerard11
17 Troy Forkin11

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