May 26 Recap
Photo Courtesy: Quebec Capitales
Quebec 2, Rockland 1 – Box Score
A terrific pitching performance by Quebec starter Karl Gelinas (pictured) leads the Capitales to a 2-1 win over Rockland.
Gelinas was simply fantastic in his second start of the season as he went eight innings giving up an earned run on two hits with a walk and nine strikeouts. The righty threw 87 pitches in the contest with 68 of them going for strikes. Gelinas notched the victory and is now 1-1 on the year.
Offensively for Quebec, the team scored single runs in the third and sixth innings. Capitales SS Jonathan Malo came home in the third on a groundout by 3B TJ White while LF Andrew Godbold’s groundout in the sixth plated DH JD Williams.
Malo and Williams each went 1-for-3 with a run scored.
For Rockland in defeat, SS John Brontsema hit a solo home run in the eighth to account for the team’s lone run.
Sussex County 18, Ottawa 8 – Box Score
Sussex County rallied in a big-time way scoring 14 runs over their last three frames to overcome a 5-4 deficit and beat Ottawa, 18-8.
The Miners offense was simply terrific especially in the latter portions of the contest. Sussex County pounded out 14 hits in the game and every batter in their lineup at least scored a run and collected an RBI. Miners SS Jarred Mederos went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBIs while LF DK Carey had three hits in four at-bats and drove in four runs. Second baseman Trey Hair and DH Nick Zaharion also combined to chip in five hits and five runs for Sussex County.
Miners reliever Andrew Gist tossed two innings and notched his second win of the season. Gist gave up an earned run on three hits in the eight batters he faced.
For the Champions in the losing cause, 1B Vincent Guglietti and DH Leonardo Reginatto each had 3-for-5 days at the plate with two runs scored.
New Jersey 7, Trois-Rivieres 4 – Box Score
New Jersey rolled out to a 5-0 lead after three innings of play and would cruise from there to a 7-4 victory over Trois-Rivieres.
The Jackals received solid production from their 3-4-5 hitters of 1B Conrad Gregor, LF Alfredo Marte and DH Richard Stock. The trio went a combined 8-for-12 at the plate with four runs scored, including a home run, and six RBIs. Third baseman Emilio Guerrero and CF Jay Gonzalez also helped the New Jersey offense by contributing a hit and a run scored. In total, the Jackals had 11 hits on the day.
New Jersey reliever Reece Karalus tossed 1 2/3 scoreless innings to earn the victory. The righty picked up a strikeout in the five batters that he faced. Karalus is now 2-0 on the season.
Leadoff hitter David Glaude had a 3-for-4 day with a run scored in the loss for the Aigles.