Senior League Action
White Sox 19, Giants 11
The Rogers and Hutchins Funeral Home White Sox came back from a 10-2 deficit to beat the first place D’Agositino Deli Giants 19-11 behind a 16-hit attack. Chip Daley got the "game ball" as he went 4-4 with a walk. Daley also closed the game with a well pitched inning. Brian Canniff had a good night at bat hitting a double and his second homer in as many nights. Andrew Cunningham is swinging a hot bat; he had three hits. John Vaglica also had three hits including another bomb. Matt Laurendeau had two hits and pitched three innings to get the win. Brian Melly got a nice double, and John Smokovich and John Rideout also had hits.
The D’Agositino Deli Giants were led offensively by Justin DeMarco’s three hits and four RBI performance. Danny Slebodick also had three hits, while Johnny Piggot (2 hits), Emmit Rojo, Paul Chioccariello, Michael Lojacono and Elias Sachs also added hits.
White Sox 20, Cardinals 4
The Rogers and Hutchins Funeral Home White Sox had their fourth straight game with a ball leaving the park, and this time it was done with a bomb by Brian Canniff who had the spectators moving as the ball cleared the fences in deep right. Canniff finished with a two-hit night, with his homer putting the White Sox clearly ahead. The White Sox got multiple hits from: Andrew Cunningham, John Smokovich, John Rideout, John Vaglica, Tyler Hanlon, Clark Ewen and Brian Melly. Danny Lordan and Peter Amondson also chipped in with hits.
Sam Jennings started the game and looked strong through the first two innings but struggled to find his control in the third but still got the win. Ewen came in and shut the Cards down over the next two innings.
The Touchdown Club Cardinals were led by Matthew A. Wesoloski, Timothy Matthews, Matt Mancini and Patrick J. Curran.
Senior League Scoreboard
D’Agostino’s 13, Sports Etc 1
ABA Indians 6, Belmont Savings bank Cubs 5
Intermediate League Action
Braves 5, Red Sox 4
Garth McSweeney picked up his sixth win of the year with a complete-game, 11-strikeout performance, as the Foodmaster Braves snuck by the Arlington Chiropractic Red Sox 5-4 on Sunday night at Summer Street. The fifth inning was the pivotal one, as the Braves scratched across two runs on bases loaded walks. The Sox opened the bottom of the fifth with three straight hits, but were able to score only once as McSweeney struck out the next three batters. Both teams made some costly miscues in the field, as only two Red Sox runs were earned and only three of the Braves were earned. McSweeney had two hits for the Braves. Stephen Vaccarello, Spencer Hayes, Jon Alves and Richard McIsaac also had hits. Antony Kellermann played an excellent game at shortstop. The Red Sox were led by Matthew Denaro and J.J. Hassler, who each had two hits.
A’s 9, Braves 2
The Got Books A's were out-hit 5-3 by the Foodmaster Braves; however, they were able capitalize on eight walks and aggressive base running to defeat the Braves, 9-2. Michael Lynch and Mike Largenton each went three innings for the A's, walking only one. Jonathan Alves and Carl Conti worked on the mound for the Braves.
A’s 9, Red Sox 3
The Got Books A's took on a shorthanded Arlington Chiropractic Red Sox team under the lights at Peirce. Aleksei Kuznetsov pitched the first three for the Sox, facing only 10 batters and allowing only one hit and no runs. The A's bats came to life in the fourth, scoring seven runs on five hits. The A's out-hit the Sox 8-2. For the A's, Myles Goldstein, in his starting debut, pitched three innings of one-run, two-walk baseball, allowing only a bomb of a double to J.J. Hassler. The Sox other hit was from Kuznetsov. For the A's, Ben Colety followed Goldstein on the mound, retiring six batters in two innings. Colety also played outstanding defense at third base. For the A's the offense was led by Matt Beirne with a triple and a single. Anthony Buscemi also had a double and a single. Cooper Gould, Anthony DiFranco and Colety each had singles. Taiyo Yamaguchi also had a solid double.
Braves 9, Marlins 6
The Foodmaster Braves won their third straight on Friday night under the lights at Summer Street Field, knocking off the ABA Marlins 9-6. Garth McSweeney picked up the win with three solid innings on the mound, also knocking in four runs. Chris Warren had a single, double and two RBIs for the Braves. Conor Farrell had two hits and two RBIs as well. Richard McIsaac, Antony Kellermann and Stephen Vaccarello each scored twice for the Braves.
The Marlins were led on the mound by Branden Sheehan, walking just two and striking out four. Keith Acenas went 3-3 with three steals and two runs. James Marifiote had a double and closed out the game on the mound. Sheehan was on base twice for the Fish, and Tony Lepera scored a run.
Intermediate League Scoreboard:
A’s 8, Marlins 5
Arlington Chiropractic 11, Harris Plumbing and Heating 5