CAPITALES RALLY LATE TO DEFEAT MINERS

AUGUST 9 LEAGUE RECAP

Quebec 9, Sussex County 5 – Box Score

Quebec scored nine runs over their final three trips to the plate to overcome a 4-0 deficit and beat Sussex County 9-5.

The Capitales had five players with multi-hit games including leadoff hitter Yordan Manduley who went 3-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and three RBIs. Quebec 3B TJ White (pictured) had two hits in four at-bats along with a run and two RBIs while RF Brad Antchak contributed a pair of hits and two runs. Left fielder James McOwen also added a solo home run for Quebec.

Capitales pitcher Lachlan Fontaine threw a scoreless inning of relief and nabbed his first win of 2018. Fontaine gave up two walks and struck out one in the four batters that he faced.

Second baseman Daniel Mateo went 2-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI in the loss for the Miners.

 

Trois-Rivieres 3, New Jersey 1 (Game 1 – 7 Innings) – Box Score

Trois-Rivieres starting pitcher Yender Caramo tossed a complete game and led the Aigles to a 3-1 win over New Jersey in game one of a doubleheader.

Caramo was solid as he gave up an earned run on six hits with a walk and three strikeouts. The righty threw 93 pitches, 65 for strikeouts, and earned his fourth win of the season.

Offensively for Trois-Rivieres, SS Sam Dexter and 3B Kevin Cornelius each went 2-for-3 with a run batted in. Aigles DH Taylor Brennan drove in a run in a 1-for-3 night while CF Alexi Colon and LF Javier Herrera each drew a walk and scored a run.

Trois-Rivieres was down early 1-0 but scored two runs in the fourth inning and one more in the fifth.

For New Jersey, CF David Harris went 1-for-3 with an RBI.

 

New Jersey 1, Trois-Rivieres 0 (Game 2 – 7 Innings) – Box Score

Center fielder David Harris hit a solo home run in the fourth inning to account for the game’s only run as New Jersey defeated Trois-Rivieres 1-0. With the game-two victory, the Jackals gained a split in the doubleheader.

New Jersey starting pitcher Ricky Schafer and three relievers combined on a three-hit shutout. Schafer went the first 4 2/3 innings of the contest allowing a pair of hits and three walks while striking out five. The bullpen trio of Jose Velez, Evan DeLuca and Vin Mazzaro finished off the final 2 1/3 innings giving up only a hit and a walk and striking out four. Velez notched his fifth victory and Mazzaro earned his fifth save.

Offensively for the Jackals, Harris went 1-for-2 and 3B Taylor Oldham had a double in two at-bats.

 

Rockland 5, Ottawa 2 – Box Score

Rockland jumped out to a 3-0 lead after three innings of play and would cruise from there to a 5-2 victory over Ottawa.

The Boulders pounded out 14 hits in the contest with five batters having multi-hit games. Rockland LF Kevin Krause went 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs while DH Marcus Nidiffer had three hits in five at-bats and scored two runs. First baseman Conrad Gregor and 3B Cody Regis also chipped in a pair of hits and a run for the Boulders.

Rockland starting pitcher Travis Hissong tossed eight scoreless innings and notched his fifth win of the year. Hissong gave up four hits and three walks while striking out six.

For Ottawa in the losing effort, DH Sebastien Boucher went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored.

 

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