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Weekly Rundown: 2019 Futures League Week 5

Monday, June 24th

 

Worcester 12, Westfield 6

The Worcester Bravehearts exploded for 15 hits and 12 runs as they go on to defeat the Westfield Starfires 12-6. Worcester had seven hitters in their lineup with multiple hits and Tyler Becker highlighted that group going 2 for 4 with a run scored and threes RBIs. Andrew Selima led the Starfires offense going 2 for 2 with a run scored and an RBI.

 

On the Mound: 

 

Worcester Bravehearts: Jakob Barker (Wesley Chapel, Fla.) (W, 1-2): 3.2 IP | 2 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 2 BB | 5 SO 

 

Westfield Starfires: Tyler Coppo (Fitzwilliam, N.H.) (L, 0-3): 1 IP | 2 H | 3 R | 3 ER | 3 BB | 1 SO

 

Brockton 4, Pittsfield 2

The Brockton Rox scored two runs in the top of the 10thinning to defeat the Pittsfield Suns by a score of 4-2. Mitch Donofrio hit the game-winning two-run home run in extras to seal the victory for the Rox. Donofrio would finish 1 for 5 with a run scored and two RBIs. Pittsfield struggled offensively with only three hits in the game. Jackson Petersen led the Suns offense going 1 for 4 with a run scored and the team’s only two RBIs. 

 

On the Mound:

 

Brockton Rox: Matt Svanson (Hawthorn Woods, Ill): 7 IP | 1 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 1 BB | 5 SO

Brockton Rox: Jack Rose (Monroe, Conn.) (W, 1-0): 1 IP | 2 H | 2 R | 2 ER | 0 BB | 1 SO

Brockton Rox: George Goldstein (Westport, Conn.) (SV): 1 IP | 0 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 1 SO

 

Pittsfield Suns: John Clayton (Glenville, N.Y.): 7 IP | 2 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 2 BB | 5 SO

Pittsfield Suns: Andrew Karch (Key West, Fla.) (L, 0-1): 1 IP | 1 H | 2 R |2 ER | 2 BB | 1 SO

 

Bristol 7, Nashua 2

The Bristol Blues had a great day offensively as they put up 13 hits and seven runs to defeat the Nashua Silver Knights 7-2. Buddy Dewaine led the Blues offense going 3 for 5 with two runs scored and an RBI. Liam Deegan was the bright spot in the struggling Nashua offense going 1 for 2 with an RBI.

 

On the Mound:

 

Bristol Blues: James Judenis (Wallingford, Conn.) (W, 1-0): 6 IP | 4 H | 2 R | 2 ER | 3 BB | 4 SO

 

Nashua Silver Knights: Daniel O’Connor (Townson, Md.) (L, 0-3): 5.2 IP | 6 H | 3 R | 2 ER | 1 BB | 7 SO

 

Tuesday, June 25th

 

Bristol 7, Worcester 3

The Bristol Blues held the Worcester Bravehearts to just five hits and three runs as they go on to defeat the Bravehearts 7-3 Tuesday night. Sam Loda had a great day offensively for the Blues going 2 for 4 with two runs scored. Zeke Diamond also had a good day at the plate for the Blues going 3 for 5. Mack Cheli led the Bravehearts offense going 1 for 3 with a run scored and two RBIs. 

 

On the Mound: 

 

Bristol Blues: Wesley Lahey (Southington, Conn.) (W, 1-0): 1.2 IP | 2 H | 1 R | 1 ER | 0 BB | 1 SO

 

Worcester Bravehearts: Jack Steele (Rochdale, Mass.) (L, 0-3): 3.2 IP | 6 H | 5 R | 3 ER | 2 BB | 1 SO

 

Wednesday, June 26th

 

Brockton 4, Pittsfield 3

A J.P. Knight walk-off single in the ninth gave the Brockton Rox a 4-3 victory over the Pittsfield Suns Wednesday night. Brockton only had two hits on the day with a Joe Sullivan double and the walk-off single by Knight. Andrew Fernandez led the Pittsfield lineup going 2 for 5 with a run scored and an RBI. 

 

On the Mound:

 

Brockton Rox: Nick Sinacola (North Attleboro, Mass.): 6 IP | 3 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 11 SO

Brockton Rox: Jake Sanderson (Burlington, Mass.) (W, 1-0): 1.1 IP | 1 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 1 BB | 1 SO

 

Pittsfield Suns: Kelvin Sosa (Bronx, N.Y.): 3.2 IP | 0 H | 1 R | 1 ER | 7 BB | 8 SO

Pittsfield Suns: Milton Vrionis (Danville, Calif.) (L, 0-1): 1.1 IP | 0 H | 1 R | 1 ER | 1 BB | 1 SO

 

Nashua 10, Westfield 4

The Nashua Silver Knights exploded for 15 hits and 10 runs Wednesday night as they went on to defeat the Westfield Starfires 10-4. Benjamin Cowles had a monster day for the Silver Knights going 4 for 5 with four runs scored and three RBIs. Thomas Joyce shined for the Starfires offense going 2 for 4 with two runs scored and an RBI. 

 

On the Mound:

 

Nashua Silver Knights: Evan Christopulos (Andover, Mass.) (W, 3-2): 6 IP | 3 H | 1 R | 1 ER | 1 BB | 5 SO

 

Westfield Starfires: Mason St. Pierre (Westfield, Mass.) (L, 0-2): 4 IP | 7 H | 5 R | 5 ER | 1 BB | 2 SO

 

Bristol 16, North Shore 10

It was a slugfest in Lynn Wednesday night as both teams had double digit hits and runs. The Bristol Blues put up 18 hits and 16 runs to outscore the North Shore Navigators 16-10. Zeke Diamond had a monster day for the Blues going 5 for 6 with four runs scored and an RBI. Austin White put up good numbers as well for the Blues going 2 for 3 with three runs scored and two RBIs. Andrew Olszak led the North Shore offense going 3 for 5 with a run scored and two RBIs.

 

On the Mound: 

 

Bristol Blues: Ryan Lauk (Mullica Hill, N.J.) (W, 2-1): 7 IP | 5 H | 3 R | 3 ER | 1 BB | 5 SO

Jake Zoller (Collegeville, Penn.) (L, 0-2): 2 IP | 6 H | 4 R | 3 ER | 3 BB | 0 SO

 

Thursday, June 27th

 

Worcester 6, North Shore 1 (Double Header Game 1)

The Worcester Bravehearts took game one of the double header vs. the North Shore Navigators by a score of 6-1 Thursday afternoon. John Thrasher led the Bravehearts offense going 3 for 4 with a run scored. The Navigators only had two hits in the game. Dominic Freeburger went 1 for 2 with a run scored to lead their struggling offense in the loss.

 

On the Mound:

 

Worcester Bravehearts: Shawn Babineau (Ashland, Mass.) (W, 4-0): 6 IP | 1 H | 1 R | 1 ER | 2 BB | 5 SO

 

North Shore Navigators: Matt Bergeron (Salem, N.H.) (L, 2-2): 3 IP | 9 H | 5 R | 5 ER | 0 BB | 0 SO

 

North Shore 9, Worcester 3 (Double Header Game 2)

The North Shore Navigators took game two of the double header 9-3 to split the series with the Worcester Bravehearts. Andrew Olszak continued his great offensive season going 3 for 4 with a run scored and three RBIs to lead the North Shore offense. Joseph Pesce shined in the Worcester lineup going 2 for 3 with an RBI. 

 

On the Mound:

 

North Shore Navigators: James Flood (Red Hook, N.Y.) (W, 2-1): 4 IP | 7 H | 3 R | 2 ER | 2 BB | 3 SO

 

Worcester Bravehearts: Cole Chudoba (Oxford, Conn.) (L, 0-1): 1 IP | 2 H | 4 R | 3 ER | 2 BB | 2 SO

 

Brockton 9, Westfield 3

The Brockton Rox were down 3-1 early in the game, but held the Westfield Starfires to zero runs for the rest of the game as they went on to defeat the Starfires 9-3. Mitch Donofrio shined again in the Brockton lineup going 2 for 4 with three RBIs. Angelo Dacunto stood out in the Starfires lineup going 1 for 3 with a run scored and two RBIs. 

 

On the Mound:

 

Brockton Rox: Tyler Bell (Abington, Mass.) (W, 3-0): 5 IP | 4 H | 3 R | 2 ER | 3 BB | 2 SO

Brockton Rox: Liam LeVangie (East Bridgewater, Mass.) (SV): 3 IP | 1 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 4 SO

 

Westfield Starfires: Jack Fox (Los Angeles, Calif.) (L, 1-4): 6.2 IP | 6 H | 6 R | 6 ER | 6 BB | 6 SO

 

Pittsfield 7, Nashua 5

Although they got outhit 12-10, the Pittsfield Suns outscored the Nashua Silver Knights by a score of 7-5 Thursday night. Mark Coley led the Pittsfield offense going 2 for 4 with two runs scored and three RBIs. Ben Irvine led the Nashua offense in their loss going 2 for 4 with a run scored. 

 

On the Mound:

 

Pittsfield Suns: Mike Nocchi (Manasquan, N.J.) (W, 3-0): 6 IP | 9 H | 3 R | 3 ER | 1 BB | 2 SO

Pittsfield Suns: Henry Leake (Burbank, Calif.) (SV): 1 IP | 0 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 2 SO

 

Nashua Silver Knights: Patrick Harrington (Bedford, N.H.) (L, 2-2): 4 IP | 6 H | 4 R | 3 ER | 1 BB | 2 SO

 

Friday, June 28th

 

Pittsfield 4, Brockton 3

The Pittsfield Suns and Brockton Rox went into a home run derby after no one scored in the 10thinning. Jackson Petersen hit three home runs in the derby to beat Brockton’s score of two home runs and win the game for the Suns. Jack Cooney stood out in the Suns lineup going 2 for 4 with a run scored and an RBI. Mitch Donofrio led the Brockton offense going 2 for 4.

 

On the Mound: 

 

Pittsfield Suns: Jon Morrison (Hadley, Mass.): 4.1 IP | 3 H | 3 R | 2 ER | 4 BB | 11 SO

Pittsfield Suns: Jared Henry (West Stockbridge, Mass.): 1 IP | 0 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 2 SO

 

Brockton Rox: Justin Garcia (Foxborough, Mass.): 5 IP | 3 H | 1 R | 1 ER | 4 BB | 5 SO

Brockton Rox: George Goldstein (Westport, Conn.): 1.2 IP | 0 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 5 SO

 

Bristol 11, Nashua 3

The Bristol Blues had 11 hits and 11 runs to outscore the Nashua Silver Knights 11-3 Friday night. Will Reiner had a great day at the plate going 3 for 4 with a run scored and three RBIs. Mike La Rocca stood out in the Nashua lineup going 2 for 4 with a run scored. 

 

On the Mound: 

 

Bristol Blues: Mark Faello (Plainview, N.Y.) (W, 3-0): 6.2 IP | 6 H | 3 R | 2 ER | 3 BB | 5 SO

 

Nashua Silver Knights: Alex Shafer (Baltimore, Md.) (L, 1-2): 3 IP | 3 H | 4 R | 4 ER | 1 BB | 3 SO

 

Worcester 7, Westfield 4

The Worcester Bravehearts scored seven runs on 15 hits to outscore the Westfield Starfires 7-4. Ben McNeill had a great day offensively for the Bravehearts going 3 for 5 with two runs scored and two RBIs. Riley Livingston also had a great day for the Bravehearts as he went 4 for 4 with a run scored and a solo home run. Thomas Joyce had a great day for the Starfires in their loss going 3 for 4 with two runs scored and an RBI.

 

On the Mound:

 

Worcester Bravehearts: Angelo Baez (Bronx, N.Y.) (W, 2-1): 5 IP | 4 H | 2 R | 2 ER | 2 BB | 10 SO

Worcester Bravehearts: Bryce Hellgeth (Arlington Heights, Ill) (SV): 1 IP | 1 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 1 BB | 1 SO

 

Westfield Starfires: Stephen Fleury (Wilbraham, Mass.) (L, 0-2): 4.1 IP | 9 H | 4 R | 4 ER | 1 BB | 1 SO

 

Saturday, June 29th

 

Westfield 2, Nashua 0 (Double Header Game 1)

The Westfield Starfires shut out the Nashua Silver Knights in game one of a double header and defeated them by a score of 2-0. Andrew Selima led the Westfield offense going 1 for 2 with a run scored. The Nashua offense struggled but had four different players go 1 for 3 on the day. 

 

On the Mound:

 

Westfield Starfires: Chase Jeter (West Hartford, Conn.) (W, 3-2): 6 IP | 5 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 1 BB | 7 SO

Westfield Starfires: Justin Butz (McKinney, Texas) (SV): 1 IP | 0 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 1 SO

 

Nashua Silver Knights: Daniel O’Connor (Townson, Md.) (L, 0-3): 4 IP | 4 H | 2 R | 2 ER | 1 BB | 5 SO

 

Westfield Starfires 9, Nashua 1 (Double Header Game 2)

The Westfield Starfires completed the sweep of the Nashua Silver Knights Saturday night by scoring nine runs on eight hits to outscore the Silver Knights 9-1. Christian Walsh had a great day at the plate for the Starfires going 2 for 3 with a run scored, a grand slam, and five RBIs. Kyle Sandstrom found success at the plate for Nashua going 2 for 3.

 

On the Mound:

 

Westfield Starfires: Pat Gallagher (Leominster, Mass.) (W, 2-0) (CG): 7 IP | 7 H | 1 R | 1 ER | 1 BB | 7 SO

 

Nashua Silver Knights: Jimmy Fahey (Danbury, Conn.) (L, 1-1): 0.0 IP | 1 H | 5 R | 3 ER | 2 BB | 0 SO

 

Pittsfield 6, North Shore 5

The Pittsfield Suns won in another home run derby ending to defeat the North Shore Navigators 6-5 in what was a close game the entire way. Pittsfield’s Taylor Beckett and Jackson Petersen combined for 6 home runs in the first round of the derby. Beckett hit 5 of those 6. That was enough to out-homer the Navigators squad 6-3 and win the game. Caeden Trenkle found success at the plate for Pittsfield going 2 for 4 with three runs scored and two RBIs. Colin Wetterau shined for the Navigators going 2 for 4 with a run scored and an RBI.

 

On the Mound:

 

Pittsfield Suns: Milton Vrionis (Danville, Calif.): 2 IP | 0 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 5 SO

 

North Shore Navigators: Trystan Sarcone (Greenwich, Conn.): 3.2 IP | 3 H | 3 R | 3 ER | 3 BB | 4 SO

 

Worcester 9, Bristol 6

The Worcester Bravehearts outscored the Bristol Blues 9-6 Saturday night while putting up 10 hits. Mariano Ricciardi had a great day at the plate for Worcester going 2 for 3 with a run scored and three RBIs. Brandon Miller found success in the Bristol lineup going 4 for 4 with a run scored and two RBIs.

 

On the Mound:

 

Worcester Bravehearts: Troy Klemm (Land-O-Lakes, Fla.) (W, 2-0): 5 IP | 7 H | 2 R | 2 ER | 1 BB | 3 SO

Worcester Bravehearts: Bryce Hellgeth (Arlington Heights, Ill) (SV): 0.2 IP | 0 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 2 SO

 

Bristol Blues: Cam Van Hoorebeke (West Chester, Penn.) (L, 1-2): 5 IP | 6 H | 4 R | 4 ER | 3 BB | 2 SO

 

Sunday, June 30th

 

Bristol 5, North Shore 3

The Bristol Blues held the North Shore Navigators to three runs and put up five runs on nine hits to outscore the Navigators 5-3. Brandon Miller led the Blues offense once again going 2 for 5 with three RBIs. North Shore’s Andrew Olszak shined offensively going 2 for 5 with a run scored and an RBI.

 

On the Mound:

 

Bristol Blues: Dominic Niman (West Hartford, Conn.) (W, 5-0): 1.1 IP | 0 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 1 BB | 1 SO

Bristol Blues: Will Nowak (South Windsor, Conn.) (SV): 1.2 IP | 0 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 2 SO

 

North Shore Navigators: Jake Gigliotti (Auburn, Mass.) (L, 1-3): 3 IP | 2 H | 3 R | 3 ER | 2 BB | 5 SO

 

Brockton 8, Westfield 6

The Brockton Rox defeated the Westfield Starfires in extra innings Sunday night to earn the 8-6 victory. The Rox scored the two game-winning runs from a bases-loaded walk and a Westfield error. Tommy Kretzler led the Rox offense going 2 for 5 with a run scored and two RBIs. Andrew Ciacciarelli had a great day in Westfield’s losing effort going 3 for 3 with a run scored and two RBIs.  

 

On the Mound:

 

Brockton Rox: William Gallagher (Kingston, Mass.) (W, 3-0): 1 IP | 1 H | 2 R | 2 ER | 2 BB | 1 SO

Brockton Rox: Owen Langan (Easton, Mass.) (SV): 1 IP | 1 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 1 BB | 2 SO

 

Westfield Starfires: Vincenzo Camera (East Haven, Conn.) (L, 0-3): 1 IP | 3 H | 4 R | 0 ER | 1 BB | 2 SO

 

Worcester 4, Pittsfield 2

The Worcester Bravehearts held the Pittsfield Suns to just two runs on 11 hits while scoring four runs on 10 hits to earn the 4-2 victory. Trevor Johnson had two RBIs for Worcester and Tyler Becker went 2 for 5 with a run scored. Caeden Trenkle shined in the Pittsfield offense going 2 for 4 with two RBIs.

 

On the Mound:

 

Worcester Bravehearts: Cole Chudoba (Oxford, Conn.) (W, 1-1): 2 IP | 2 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 1 SO

Worcester Bravehearts: Jakob Barker (Wesley Chapel, Fla.) (SV): 2 IP | 2 H | 1 R | 1 ER | 0 BB | 3 SO

 

Pittsfield Suns: Jake Kodros (Matawan, N.J.) (L, 2-2): 2 IP | 4 H | 3 R | 3 ER | 2 BB | 1 SO

 

 

Team W L PCT GB STREAK LAST 10
Pittsfield Suns 15 10 0.600 - 1L 6-4
Brockton Rox 15 11 0.577 .5 1W 5-5
Bristol Blues 13 11 0.542 1.5 1W 8-2
North Shore Navigators 14 12 0.538 1.5 1W 4-6
Worcester Bravehearts 13 13 0.500 2.5 1L 6-4
Nashua Silver Knights 12 14 0.462 3.5 4L 4-6
Westfield Starfires 8 19 0.296 8 1L 2-8