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Arlington Babe Ruth Baseball
Intermediate League Action
Rockies 15, Braves 9
Jackson Foster pitched three strong innings giving up only two runs for the Harris Plumbing and Heating Rockies as they defeated the Foodmaster Braves 15-9 to even their record at 3-3. Griffin Lesell and Henry Feinstein worked in relief for the Rockies.
Jaret Karp was one of several Rockies with strong offensive days, with a two-run double, an RBI on a fielder’s choice, a single and a walk. He scored three runs, as did Foster and Feinstein.
Garth Hull-McSweeney scored twice for the Braves while going 2-2 with two walks.
Red Sox 10, Marlins 4
The Arlington Chiropractic Red Sox improved to 4-1 as they defeated the ABA Marlins 10-4. Aleksei Kuznetsov, Kai Smith, Matthew Denaro and Isaac Hiller have led the Red Sox in early action, while Alex and Scott Bergeron have led the Marlins offensive attack.
Braves 12, A’s 5
In earlier action, the Foodmaster Braves jumped out early on a short-handed Got Books A’s team and held on for a 12-5 victory at North Union. Hull-McSweeney pitched the first three innings for the Braves, giving up no earned runs in the win. Antony Kellermann and Jon Alves pitched in relief. The Braves got a two-run single from Spencer Hayes to break things open in the first. Carl Conti had two RBI as well.
Chris Warren and Hull-McSweeney each scored three times for the Braves.
Michael Lynch scored two runs from the leadoff spot for the A’s. JD Zeeb and Taiyo Yamaguchi also chipped in with hits. Cooper Gould reached base twice, and Anthony DiFranco pitched very well in relief.
Senior League Action
White Sox 14, Indians 11
The final score seemed more like a Patriots score than a baseball score, as the Rogers and Hutchins Funeral Home White Sox came out on top 14-11 over the ABA Indians.
After falling behind quickly, the White Sox made a pitching change and brought in Chip Daley to pitch four innings and get the win. Sam Jennings took over for the final two to pick up the save. He struck out two of the last three batters he faced.
Brian Canniff led the hitting with two long doubles. Clark Ewen and Jennings also got two hits apiece. Other hits came off the bats of Daley (a double), John Smokovich and Matt Laurendeau. The win moved the White Sox into a tie for second with the Indians. Both teams are 5-3.
Giants 8, Cardinals 2
In other action the D’Agostino’s Deli Giants defeated the Touchdown Club Cardinals 8-2. Nick Carvello and Elias Sachs worked on the mound for the Giants, while Matt Wesoloski and Brendan Griffin worked on the hill for the Cardinals.
Michael Lojacono knocked in three runs, and Josh Wong connected on a three-run home run to lead the Giants.
Phillies 8, Cubs 2
The Sports Etc. Phillies defeated the Belmont Savings Bank Cubs 8-2.
Austin Flajnik made his senior league debut working four solid innings, and Joe Kelly pitched the final two to wrap up the victory.
Frankie Roche, Alex Gera and Steven Liakos all played well for the Phillies.
Ryan Hood and Alec Coleman pitched well for the Cubs, who dropped to 3-2.