JUNE 13 LEAGUE RECAP
Photo Courtesy: New Jersey Jackals
New Jersey 15, Dominican Republic 0 – Box Score
It was all New Jersey in this contest as the Jackals shutout the Dominican Republic national team by a 15-0 score. New Jersey pounded out 14 hits in the game and scored runs in each of the first six innings of play. Jackals CF David Harris (pictured) had a tremendous night going 3-for-4 with two home runs, three runs scored and four RBI. New Jersey C Kevin Torres scored a pair of runs and drove in three in a perfect 3-for-3 game while RF Nolan Meadows collected a hit in three at-bats and plated two runs.
Jackals starting pitcher Alberto Rodriguez threw seven terrific innings in earning his first win of the season. Rodriguez gave up two walks and four hits to go along with nine strikeouts. New Jersey reliever Jordan Wellander struck out five batters in his two innings of work.
For the Dominican Republic, 3B Sthervin Matos went 3-for-4.
Sussex County 8, Rockland 3 – Box Score
Sussex County would jump out to a big early lead and never look back en route to an 8-3 victory over Rockland. The Miners scored three runs in the first inning and three more in the third to take a 6-0 lead and would roll on from there to their league best 17th win of the season. Sussex County 1B Audy Ciriaco was solid offensively going 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI. Miners leadoff hitter Jayce Ray collected a pair of doubles and plated two runs while 3B Martin Figueroa had two hits in three at-bats with a run and an RBI.
Starting pitcher Tyler Alexander tossed eight solid innings and notched the victory for Sussex County. Alexander gave up three earned runs on five hits and struck out eight batters in 123 pitches. The southpaw is now 4-0 on the year, the best record in the Can-Am League.
For Rockland in the losing effort, C Marcus Nidiffer, 1B Mikael Mogues and CF Mike Montville each hit solo home runs.
Ottawa at Quebec (Postponed – Power Outage)
The game between Ottawa and Quebec was postponed due to a power outage. It will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Thursday, June 14 at 5:05 PM. Both games will be seven innings.
Salina at Trois-Rivieres (Postponed – Rain)
The game between Salina and Trois-Rivieres was postponed due to rain. It will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Thursday, June 14 at 5:05 PM. Both games will be seven innings.
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