- Mikolas has tossed 81 pitches, 51 for strikes. St. Louis leads 9-1.
- The right-hander has struck out four and strolled one.
- Pittsburgh got an unmerited spat the fourth to make it 7-1 when Bryan Reynolds scored on Daniel Vogelbach’s groundout.
Mikolas of the St. Louis Cardinals is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the second round.
Reynolds begun the inning and made some real progress when left defender Juan Yepez misplayed a fly ball for a mistake.
Reynolds progressed to third on a groundout.
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Cardinals second baseman Nolan Gorman made a plunging stop in the fourth and a reeling toss from the center of the jewel in the 6th to forestall would-be hits.
Paul Goldschmidt has homered two times and driven in five runs.
Tommy Edman additionally homered for the Cardinals.
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Mikolas is going after for the third no-hitter in the majors this season. Tylor Megill and four New York Mets relievers consolidated for one on April 29 against Philadelphia. Los Angeles Angels tenderfoot Reid Detmers threw one against Tampa Bay on May 10.
St. Louis won the opener of the day-night doubleheader 3-1, giving the Pirates their eighth consecutive misfortune.