AUGUST 11 LEAGUE RECAP
Quebec 6, Sussex County 0 – Box Score
Starting pitcher Brett Lee and two relievers combined on an eight-hit shutout as Quebec downed Sussex County, 6-0. The Capitales have won the first three in the series and look to go for the sweep tomorrow afternoon.
Lee went the first seven innings of the contest and gave up three walks and six hits while striking out two in a 110-pitch outing. The bullpen duo of Andrew Elliott and Mike Hepple each tossed an inning of relief and combined to allow two hits and a walk. Lee earned the victory and is now 3-3 on the year.
Quebec leadoff hitter Yordan Manduley went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and two RBIs while 3B TJ White added a solo home run in a 2-for-4 night.
Shortstop Mikey Reynolds and CF Jayce Ray each had a 2-for-4 game in the loss for the Miners.
Ottawa 6, Rockland 2 – Box Score
The Ottawa Champions jumped out to a 5-0 lead after two innings of play and would cruise from there to a 6-2 victory over Rockland.
Ottawa collected 10 hits as a team and was led by LF Brian Portelli who went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs. Champions RF Steve Brown added a three-run blast in a 1-for-3 night while C Tyler Nordgren had a pair of hits in four at-bats and scored a run.
Starting pitcher Austin Chrismon tossed seven solid innings and notched the win for Ottawa. Chrismon allowed two earned runs on seven hits and struck out three in a 113-pitch performance. With the win, the righty improved his mark to 8-8 on the season. Chrismon has now won four straight decisions.
For Rockland in the losing effort, 2B Jared McDonald went 2-for-4 with a run scored.
Trois-Rivieres at New Jersey (Postponed – Rain)
The game between Trois-Rivieres and New Jersey was postponed due to rain. It will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Sunday, August 12 beginning at 2:05 PM. Both contests will be seven innings.
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