Pi­rates fin­ish sweep of Brewers

Chicago Sun-Times - - SPORTS -

Gre­gory Polanco hit a two-run home run in the eighth in­ning to lift the Pi­rates to a 5-4 vic­tory against the vis­it­ing Brewers and a sweep of the three-game se­ries. The Pi­rates en­tered the se­ries with a 4-17 record and nearly dou­bled their vic­tory to­tal.

• Yadier Molina had four hits and drove in two runs, Dy­lan Carl­son hit his first ca­reer home run and the host Cardinals de­feated the Reds 6-2 to take three of the four games in the se­ries.

• Ma­jor League Base­ball an­nounced the An­gels and In­di­ans will play in the Lit­tle League Clas­sic on Aug. 22, 2021, in Wil­liamsport, Penn­syl­va­nia. The game was can­celed this year by the coro­n­avirus pan­demic.

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