Former USC star Steven Pearce accounted for both runs in a 2-0 win by his Pittsburgh Pirates over their in-state rival Philadelphia Phillies.
Pearce, playing RF, goes 2-5 with an RBI and a run scored. He also stole a base in the game.
Pearce led the Gamecocks in batting and HRs in 2004 and 2005. He hit .346 and .358 respectively, and had 21 HRs each season.