The Pittsburgh Pirates were swept by the Kansas City Royals following an 11-0 loss Sunday. Pirates starting pitcher Chad Kuhl allowed nine earned runs in less than three full innings.
The Pirates visit the Cincinnati Reds for an afternoon doubleheader today. First game begins at 4:10pm. Mitch Keller returns from an injury today to start one of the games. The Pirates are now 14-30 this season.
Alec Mills of the Chicago Cubs tossed Major League Baseball’s second no-hitter of the season. The 28-year old struck out five and walked three in blanking the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, in just his 15th career start. The Cubs won the game 12-0.
Albert Pujols of the Los Angeles Angels hit his 660th career home run Sunday, tying Willie Mays for fifth on the all-time list. The 40-year old Pujols trails Alex Rodriguez (696), Babe Ruth (714), Hank Aaron (755) and Barry Bonds. (762)