AUGUST 8 AFTERNOON LEAGUE RECAP
Photo Courtesy: New Jersey Jackals
New Jersey 6, Ottawa 2 (Game 1 – 9 Innings) – Box Score
New Jersey jumped out to a 3-1 lead after an inning of play and would go on from there to defeat Ottawa, 6-2, in game one of a day-night doubleheader. The Jackals have now won four straight and look to complete the series sweep with a game two win this evening.
New Jersey collected eight hits as team and was led by 3B Taylor Oldham who went 1-for-1 with two runs scored, two walks and an RBI. Jackals LF Connor Hofmann (pictured) contributed two hits in three at-bats along with a run scored while RF Jordan Hinshaw added a double and two RBIs in a 1-for-3 day.
New Jersey starting pitcher Yasmani Hernandez tossed five solid innings and notched his fourth win of the season. Hernandez gave up two earned runs on five hits with a pair of walks and seven strikeouts.
For the Champions in the losing effort, 1B Brian Portelli went 2-for-2 with a run scored.
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