Senior League Action
Giants 11, Cubs 2
The D’Agostino Deli Giants improved to 9-1 as they defeated the Belmont Savings Bank Cubs 11-2. Danny Slebodnick, Justin DeMarco and Emmit Rojo combined to limit the Cubs to two hits. The Giants could only manage five hits off of Ryan Hood but capitalized on 10 walks and some Cubs errors. Slebodnick had two hits on the night, a single and a triple; Jake Ryan added two doubles; and Nick Carvello added a hit for the Giants.
Hood and Alex Coleman worked on the mound for the Cubs. Hood and Justin McKenzie each had a hit in the contest. August Martini, Matt Anderson and George West played well in the losing cause.
Cardinals 6, Indians 6
The Touchdown Club Cardinals and the ABA Indians battled to a 6-6 tie. Patrick Curran, Andrew Flynn, Matthew Cohen and Matthew Wesoloski worked on the mound for the Cardinals. Patrick Keveney and Daniel Monagle worked on the mound for the Indians. Josh Talanian, Charlie Piggott and Patrick McCune played well for the Cardinals. Adam Cahill, Mike Greco and Colin Molloy played well for the Indians.
Cardinals 13, Phillies 6
The Touchdown Club Cardinals defeated the Sports Etc. Phillies 13-6 to improve to 2-8 on the season. Andrew Flynn started on the mound as the Cardinals jumped out to an early 7-1 lead. It was enough as the Cardinals held on for a 13-6 win. Good pitching from rookie Matt Cohen over the final two innings secured the victory. Timely hits from Intermediate call-ups Alex Bergeron, Cooper Gould and Scott Bergeron helped the Cardinals.
Cubs 17, White Sox 4
The Rogers & Hutchins Funeral Home White Sox four-game win streak came to a screeching halt with a humbling 17-4 loss at the hands of the Belmont Savings Bank Cubs.
The Cubs pitching was very good, and while the White Sox jumped out to a 2-1 lead after the first inning, their pitching could not hold the lead.
The Cubs hit the ball hard and often, and their hitting, combined with 11 walks, was just too much for the White Sox to keep up with.
Sam Jennings went 3-3, Chip Daley, 2-2 with a walk. The Cubs Jack Ouellette picked up the win, limiting the White Sox to six hits. Ryan Hood led the Cubs offense with a home run.
Giants 12, Indians 0
The D’Agostino Deli Giants improved to 8-1 as they defeated the ABA Indians 12-0 at Summer Street. Harry Theodore allowed three hits and a walk, while striking out three over four innings to pick up the victory. Paul Chioccariello made his first appearance of the season for the Giants, allowing three hits over three innings.
The Giants were led offensively by Danny Slebodnick, four hits and three RBIs, and Jake Ryan, who hit his second grand slam of the year. Theodore and Josh Wong added two hits, while Chioccariello, Michael Lojacono and Colin Keyes also contributed at the plate. Two Braves call-ups Jonathan Alves and Stephen Vaccarello each added a hit.
Matthew Hart started on the hill for the ABA Indians and pitched well, allowing four runs (two earned) on six hits. Andrew Thomas also work on the mound for the Indians.
Ryan Smith had two hits for the Indians, while Hart, Thomas, Will Martin and Colin Hanley each had one.
Intermediate League Action
A’s 14, Braves 2
In a game much closer than the final score indicates, the Got Books A’s defeated the Foodmaster Braves 14-2 at North Union Field. It was a 6-3 game entering the fifth inning when the wheels fell off for the Braves, as walks and a couple of hits by the A’s broke it open. Mike Largenton went three innings for the A’s followed by Anthony DiFranco and Benjamin Colety. For the Braves, it was Richard McIssac, Carl Conti and Spencer Hayes.
Matt Beirne was the offensive star for the A’s, with three hits and four runs. Largenton and Cooper Gould also had big RBI-producing singles. For the Braves, the hits came from McIssac, Conti, Connor Farrel.
Red Sox 13, Braves 2
The Arlington Chiropractic Red Sox defeated the Foodmaster Braves 13-2 at Peirce Field. The game was a lot closer than the score indicates with the Braves committing several errors and a handful of passed balls, which aided the Red Sox scoring.
The Sox were led by timely hits from Nathan Kiernan, who went 3-3 on the day, and Billy Davey, who went 2-3. Davey and Dylan Madden both scored three runs to lead the way for the Sox. Kiernan, Madden, Aleksei Kuznetsov and Tom Maloney combined for a one-hit, 14-strikeout performance, with Kuznetsov getting the win.
The Braves were led by the strong pitching of Jonathan Alves, who pitched seven innings with 14 strikeouts. Richard McIssac had two great catchers in center field, robbing Kuznetsov of two deep shots. Stephen Vaccarello went 2-3 on the day with one of the two Braves runs. Carl Conti scored the other run on a passed ball.
A’s 12, Rockies 8
In a game under the lights, the Got Books A’s improved to 3-2 with a 12-8 win over the Harris Plumbing & Heating Rockies. The A’s out hit the Rockies 7-3. Henry Feinstein and Jackson Foster pitched for the Rockies while Mike Largenton, Anthony DiFranco and Lynch went for the A’s. Buscemi and Goldstein each had two singles for the A’s, with John Diego Zeeb adding a two-run single. Cooper Gould and Largenton each had doubles in the first. For the Rockies, it was Foster, Ryan Ahern and Jarrett Karp with the hits.