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Weekly Rundown: 2019 Futures League Week 8

Monday, July 15th

 

Brockton 11, Pittsfield 0

The Brockton Rox exploded for 14 hits and 11 runs while shutting out the Pittsfield Suns to earn the 11-0 victory in the final game before the 2019 All Star Game. BJ Murray had a great day for the Rox offense going 4 for 4 with two runs scored and two RBIs while Gaby Cruz added another great offensive performance going 2 for 4 with three RBIs. Matt Valente went 1 for 1 for a Pittsfield offense that struggled produce. 

 

On the Mound:

 

Brockton Rox: Dominic Rutigliano (Franklin Square, N.Y.) (W, 2-1): 6 IP | 4 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 3 BB | 2 SO

 

Pittsfield Suns: Alex Price (Ridgefield, Conn.) (L, 1-1): 4.2 IP | 7 H | 7 R | 3 ER | 4 BB | 6 SO

 

 

 

*No Games July 16thor 17thbecause of All Star Game*

 

 

 

Thursday, July 18th

 

Worcester 2, Nashua 0

The Worcester Bravehearts shut out the Nashua Silver Knights 2-0, holding them to just three hits in their first game back from the short all star break. Jakob Sessa led the Worcester offense going 3 for 4 with a run scored and an RBI. Nashua had just three players with a hit as Jared Dupere, Mike La Rocca, and Jack Arend each had singles. 

 

On the Mound:

 

Worcester Bravehearts: Eric Chavarria (Bellflower, Calif.) (W, 2-1): 7 IP | 2 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 1 BB | 9 SO

Worcester Bravehearts: Bryce Hellgeth (Arlington Heights, Ill) (SV): 1.1 IP | 1 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 2 SO

 

Nashua Silver Knights: Griffin Young (Dover, N.H.) (L, 2-1): 5.1 IP | 6 H | 1 R | 1 ER | 1 BB | 5 SO

 

North Shore 10, Westfield 7

Despite getting out-hit 11-8, the North Shore Navigators put up 10 runs to defeat the Westfield Starfires 10-7 Thursday night in Lynn. Nolan Watson shined in the Navigators lineup going 2 for 4 with two runs scored and two RBIs. Tyler Coppo had a productive day at the plate for Westfield going 2 for 2 with two runs scored and an RBI in their losing effort. 

 

On the Mound:

 

North Shore Navigators: Trystan Sarcone (Greenwich, Conn.) (W, 2-2): 5 IP | 1 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 4 BB | 7 SO

 

Westfield Starfires: Leif Bigelow (Guilford, Vt.) (L, 0-1): 3.1 IP | 6 H | 7 R | 6 ER | 3 BB | 3 SO

 

Friday, July 19th

 

North Shore 7, Brockton 6 (Game 1 of Double Header)

The North Shore Navigators grinded out a close game to defeat the Brockton Rox 7-6 Friday afternoon in Game 1 of a double header. North Shore’s Sean Lawlor led the way going 2 for 3 with a solo HR, two runs scored, and three RBIs. Spenser Smith shined for the Rox going 2 for 2 with two RBIs. 

 

On the Mound:

 

North Shore Navigators: Cam Seguin (Woburn, Mass.) (W, 1-0): 3 IP | 3 H | 4 R | 4 ER | 2 BB | 4 SO

North Shore Navigators: Jake Gigliotti (Auburn, Mass.) (SV): 1 IP | 2 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 1 SO

 

Brockton Rox: Owen Langan (Easton, Mass.) (L, 1-2): 2.2 IP | 2 H | 2 R | 1 ER | 1 BB | 0 SO

 

Brockton 8, North Shore 4 (Game 2 of Double Header)

The Brockton Rox came back after a tough Game 1 loss and defeated the North Shore Navigators 8-4 to split the double header. JP Knight led the way for the Rox going 2 for 4 with three RBIs. Sean Lawlor stood out in the Navigators lineup once again as he went 3 for 4 with a run scored and an RBI. 

 

On the Mound:

 

Brockton Rox: George Goldstein (Westport, Conn.) (W, 4-0): 3 IP | 4 H | 1 R | 1 ER | 1 BB | 3 SO

 

North Shore Navigators: Cedric Gillette (Andover, Mass.) (L, 0-3): 1.1 IP | 3 H | 4 R | 4 ER | 2 BB | 2 SO

 

Nashua 10, Westfield 7

The Nashua Silver Knights came back from a four run deficit and outscored the Westfield Starfires by a score of 10-7 Friday night. Phoenix Hernandez led the Nashua offense going 2 for 4 with a run scored and three RBIs. Christian Walsh was productive in the Westfield lineup going 2 for 5 with two runs scored and three RBIs. 

 

On the Mound:

 

Nashua Silver Knights: Nolan Collins (Ranchos Palos Verdes, Calif.) (W, 1-1): 5 IP | 8 H | 5 R | 2 ER | 0 BB | 6 SO

Nashua Silver Knights: Kyle Skidmore (Franklin, Mass.) (SV): 2 IP | 2 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 4 SO

 

Westfield Starfires: Vincenzo Camera (East Haven, Conn.) (L, 0-4): 0.1 IP | 1 H | 2 R | 0 ER | 1 BB | 0 SO

 

Bristol 4, Worcester 2

The Bristol Blues took the lead in the third inning and never looked back as they went on to earn the 4-2 victory over the Worcester Bravehearts. Christian Beal led the Blues offense going 2 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI. Nicholas Martin was one of the only bright spots for the Worcester offense in this game going 3 for 4.

 

On the Mound:

 

Bristol Blues: Mark Faello (Plainview, N.Y.) (W, 5-0): 7 IP | 4 H | 2 R | 1 ER | 3 BB | 2 SO

Bristol Blues: Spencer Fox (Manchester, Conn.) (SV): 1 IP | 0 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 1 SO

 

Worcester Bravehearts: Jeremy Adams (Seminole, Fla.) (L, 0-3): 3 IP | 2 H | 2 R | 2 ER | 3 BB | 1 SO

 

Saturday, July 20th

 

Pittsfield 5, Nashua 2

The Pittsfield Suns put up 11 hits Saturday night to earn a 5-2 victory over the Nashua Silver Knights. Dan Baruch stood out in the Suns lineup going 3 for 5 with a run scored and an RBI. The Silver Knights struggled on offense as Luis Atiles led the offense going 1 for 3 with an RBI. 

 

On the Mound:

 

Pittsfield Suns: Kelvin Sosa (Bronx, N.Y.) (W, 2-1): 3.2 IP | 0 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 4 BB | 6 SO

Pittsfield Suns: Josh Jezouit (Williamstown, Mass.) (SV): 2.1 IP | 0 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 2 SO

 

Nashua Silver Knights: Patrick Harrington (Bedford, N.H.) (L, 2-3): 5 IP | 4 H | 3 R | 3 ER | 3 BB | 7 SO

 

Brockton 15, Worcester 6

The Brockton Rox had a massive day offensively as they put up 15 runs on 20 hits to outscore the Worcester Bravehearts 15-6. Spenser Smith led the hot Brockton offense going 4 for 5 with two runs scored and an RBI. Gabe Giosso had a grand slam for Brockton in the 6thand finished 1 for 4 with two runs scored and four RBIs. Ben Rice highlighted the Worcester offense going 3 for 5 with a run scored and an RBI. 

 

On the Mound:

 

Brockton Rox: Connor Linchey (Alamo, Calif.) (W, 1-2): 0.2 IP | 2 H | 1 R | 1 ER | 0 BB | 0 SO

Brockton Rox: Matt Svanson (Hawthorn Woods, Ill.) (SV): 4 IP | 3 H | 2 R | 2 ER | 3 BB | 3 SO

 

Worcester Bravehearts: Chris Keenan (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) (L, 0-1): 1.2 IP | 4 H | 5 R | 5 ER | 2 BB | 3 SO

 

Bristol 5, Westfield 3

The Bristol Blues held off a Westfield Starfires comeback and held on for the 5-3 victory Saturday night. Kyle Maves led the Bristol offense going 2 for 4 with a runs scored and an RBI. Matt Costanza and Elijah Dale led the way for the Starfires offense as they both went 2 for 4 with a run scored. 

 

On the Mound:

 

Bristol Blues: Ryan Lauk (Mullica Hill, N.J.) (W, 3-1): 8 IP | 6 H | 3 R | 3 ER | 0 BB | 9 SO

Bristol Blues: Andrew Marrero (New Haven, Conn.) (SV): 1 IP | 1 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 1 SO

 

Sunday, July 21st

 

Worcester 4, Westfield 1

The Worcester Bravehearts defeated the Westfield Starfires 4-1 Sunday night despite getting out-hit 8-7. Jakob Sessa led the way for the Worcester offense going 2 for 4 with two runs scored and an RBI. Elijah Dale highlighted the Starfires lineup going 3 for 4. 

 

On the Mound:

 

Worcester Bravehearts: Angelo Baez (Bronx, N.Y.) (W, 4-1): 7 IP | 8 H | 1 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 10 SO

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

 

Westfield Starfires: Jack Fox (Los Angeles, Calif.) (L, 1-6): 6 IP | 6 H | 3 R | 1 ER | 2 BB | 9 SO

 

Pittsfield 8, North Shore 4

The Pittsfield Suns had a productive day outscoring the North Shore Navigators 8-4 Sunday night. Mark Coley led the Suns offense going 2 for 3 with two runs scored and two RBIs. Kade Kretzschmar stood out in the Navigators lineup going 4 for 4 with an RBI. 

 

On the Mound:

 

Pittsfield Suns: John Clayton (Glenville, N.Y.) (W, 3-0): 6 IP | 5 H | 3 R | 1 ER | 1 BB | 3 SO

 

North Shore Navigators: Jake Zoller (Collegeville, Penn.) (L, 2-4): 4.2 IP | 9 H | 7 R | 6 ER | 2 BB | 2 SO

 

Nashua 4, Bristol 3

The Nashua Silver Knights came back in the eighth inning to defeat the Bristol Blues by a score of 4-3. Phoenix Hernandez had a productive day at the plate for the Silver Knights going 3 for 4 with a runs scored and three RBIs. Zeke Diamond stood out in the Bristol lineup going 2 for 3 with a run scored and two RBIs. 

 

On the Mound:

 

Nashua Silver Knights: Derek Goldrick (Weare, N.H.) (W, 2-0): 1 IP | 0 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 2 SO  

Nashua Silver Knights: Kyle Skidmore (Franklin, Mass.) (SV): 1 IP | 0 H | 0 R | 0 ER | 0 BB | 0 SO

 

Bristol Blues: Spencer Fox (Manchester, Conn.) (L, 0-3): 1 IP | 3 H | 2 R | 2 ER | 1 BB | 0 SO