Americans & Reds Both Post Comeback Wins on Wednesday

Dillon Corliss tossed six innings of four-hit ball to record the win, and Zack Kirby struck out the side in the seventh to chalk up the save, when the Americans came from behind to beat the Chiefs 4-1 on Wednesday in Melrose. Austin Masel put the Americans in front 2-1 in the fifth with a two RBI single. Tom Petry padded the Melrose lead with an RBI single in the sixth. Mike Burgoyne gave the Chiefs a 1-0 lead with a solo homer in the third. Mitchell Clegg (2-1) took the loss.

In Watertown, the Reds rallied from a 2-0 third inning deficit to overtake the Arlington Trojans 8-5 at Victory Field. More on this game will be posted shortly.

Melrose Americans

Rosati (9 K’s, 5-Hitter) and Berg Lead Americans to 5-2 Win at Trum

Christian Rosati threw a complete game five-hitter to lead the Melrose Americans to a 5-2 win over the Somerville Royals at Trum Field in the only ICL game played on Tuesday. Isaiah Berg had two hits, including a double and two RBI’s, and Tom Petry had a couple of singles to lead the Melrose offense.  Rosati (2-1) struck out nine batters, allowed just one earned run, and walked only one in the route going win. Ryan Covelle (2-1) suffered his first loss of the year for Somerville.

Three ICL games are on the Wednesday schedule. The Americans host the Chiefs at Morelli Field in Melrose at 7:30 PM, the Trojans and Reds battle at Victory Field in Watertown at 7:45 PM, and the Royals host the Bulldogs at Trum at 8:15 PM.

Walsh Saves it for Trojans, Kasten Shines for Chiefs

John Smokovich (2-1), Graham Stack, and Evan Walsh combined on the mound to pitch the Arlington Trojans to a 4-2 win over the Blue Sox in Lexington. Smokovich went five plus innings to get the win. Walsh, who took the mound in the 6th, recorded the save. Owen Shea and Ben Johnston each scored and drove in a run to lead the Trojans offense. Ross Curley and Justin Silvestro drove in the Lexington runs.

At Maplewood, rookie righty Sam Kasten (1-1) struck out ten of the fifteen batters he faced in five innings out of the bullpen when the Chiefs beat the Reds 6-4. Kasten allowed only a fifth inning double to Justin Forman and struck out the side in order in both third and sixth innings. Peter Copa and Mike Burgoyne each had two hits and Mike Andre had a double for the Chiefs. Forman ended up with two hits and Will Brennan had a two RBI first inning double for the Reds.

On Tuesday, the Somerville Royals host the Melrose Americans at Trum Field in Somerville at 8:15 PM in the only game on the ICL schedule.

Bulldogs, Blue Sox & Trojans Win on Sunday, Chiefs-Reds in 2-2 Tie

Darren Hartwell and Harry Oringer had three hits each and E.J. Martinez had a homer when the Reading Bulldogs beat the Melrose Americans 5-1 at Morelli Field. Anthony Dally (2-1) went five innings to pick up the win for the Bulldogs. Austin Masel had a triple for Melrose.

Ross Curley and Ryan McCarthy each drove in two runs to lead the Lexington Blue Sox to a 7-1 win over the Somerville Royals on Pete Frates/ALS Awareness Day at St. John’s Prep in Danvers. Drew Leenhouts (1-1) evened his season record with the win.

Andrew Hamel (1-1) got the win when the Trojans banged out 11 hits on the way to 7-4 win over the Wakefield Merchants in Arlington.

At Victory Field in Watertown, the Chiefs and Reds battled to a 2-2 nine inning tie. Tim Dunphy threw seven consecutive scoreless innings and allowed no runs and only two hits after the second inning. Billy Sullivan, Chris Hendrix, and Lamarre Rey all pitched for the Reds and the trio held the Chiefs to five hits. Jon Barber had two singles for the Reds and Danny DiMare had an RBI for the Chiefs.

On Monday, the Blue Sox host the Trojans in Lexington at 8:00 PM and the Reds and Chiefs meet in a rematch at Maplewood (Malden Catholic) at 8:15 PM.

Former ICL Great Hank Landers Annual Golf Tournament is August 6th

Dear Friends & Family,

We cordially invite you to join us for a day out on the golf course for the 3rd Annual Hank Landers Charity Golf Tournament.

As you know, Hank lost his battle with Neuroendocrine (NET) Cancer in June of 2013. He had many passions and golf was undoubtedly one of them. We see this event as a fun way to get together in Hank’s memory, while also raising awareness and funds to help the research and treatment of this rare form of cancer.

All of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for NET research via the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk in September that Hank’s children complete in his memory.

Last year, from the tournament alone, we raised a total of $7,840, which was donated to Dana-Farber.

• Where: Bradford Country Club, 201 Chadwick Rd, Haverhill, MA 01835, (978) 372-8587,

• When: Saturday, August 6, 2016 • Registration: Noon • Tee Time: 1 PM

• Format: Four person scramble (golf will include a variety of on-course contests and team prizes)

• Dinner/Cash Bar, Awards Ceremony, and Prize Opportunity Drawings Following Golf

Please return the bottom half of this form with payment to: Jenaleigh Landers, 54 Commonwealth Ave, Haverhill, MA 01830. All information and payment for golfer registrations, sponsorship donations or cookout attendees must be received by Wednesday, July 27, 2016. ——————————————————————————————————————————————

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Rosati (Americans), Dama (Reds) & Clegg (Chiefs) Pitch Respective Clubs to Wins

Christian Rosati (1-1) fired a neat four-hitter, striking out eight, when the Melrose Americans scored single runs in the third and fourth innings to come from behind and nip the Arlington Trojans 2-1 at Morelli Field on Wednesday night. Harrison Engstrom had a single and a solo homer and Mike Addesa added two hits for the Americans. Richie Cardillo (0-1) pitched well for the Trojans despite taking the loss.

Aric Dama (3-0) threw six shutout innings, allowing just four hits, when the Watertown Reds blanked the Somerville Royals 5-0 at Victory Field. Mike Samko led the Reds’ seven hit offense with two hits and an RBI. Jake Cintolo had two of the Royals’ four hits in the game.

At Maplewood, the Chiefs erased a 2-0 lead and went on to beat the Blue Sox 6-3. Jordan Pallazolla hit his second homer of the year and Danny DiMare had a triple for the Chiefs. Dorian Rojas put Lexington in the lead with a solo homer in the second. Mitchell Clegg (2-0) went 6.2 innings to record the win and Anthony Sullivan picked up the save. Aidan Freeberg (2-1) took the loss.

Blue Sox Beat Americans, Royals Top Chiefs in Tuesday Action

Alex Voitik and Julian Alvarez each had a couple of hits to lead the Blue Sox to a 3-1 win over the Melrose Americans in Lexington. Jimmy Hill (1-1) struck out seven in five innings to record the win. Borja Jones-Berasaluce each worked a scoreless inning for the Sox. Zack Kirby (1-0) took the loss despite surrendering just five hits.

At Trum, three Royals pitchers (Kevin Sinatra, Wyatt Stanley & Cal Carroll) combined on a four-hitter when Somerville beat the Andre Chiefs 6-2. James McConville, Adam Johnson and Wagner Gomez led the Royals attack with two hits each. Steve Gambale had two of the Chiefs’ four hits. Mike DiCato (1-1) got the loss

Bulldogs & Chiefs Win, Americans-Reds Play to 4-4 Tie

The Reading Bulldogs jumped out to a 6-0 third inning lead before going on to beat the Arlington Trojans 8-3 on Monday night at Endicott College. Johnny Hayes hit a two-run homer and Rosario Missiti had a couple of RBI’s for the Bulldogs. Mike Curtis (1-0) went five innings to get the win.

Jared Freni (2-0), fired a 12 strikeout two-hitter when the Andre Chiefs shutout the Wakefield Merchants 4-0 at Maplewood. Peter Copa and Mike Andre each had an RBI single for the Chiefs and Dan Monagle had a seventh inning triple for the Merchants. Joe Westerman (1-2) allowed only six hits but took the loss.

The Melrose Americans and Watertown Reds played to 4-4 tie at Bentley University. Dillon Corliss and Matt Horan each went five innings respectively. Zeke Berg and Nick Herzog had two hits each for the Americans. Liam O’Connor (three hits, double, RBI), and Jon Barber, Dan Chaisson, and Justin Forman recorded two hits for the Reds.

Two ICL games are on the schedule for Tuesday. The Blue Sox host the Americans in Lexington at 8:00 PM and the Chiefs will visit the Royals at Trum Field in Somerville in an 8:15 PM start.

Royals, Trojans & Bulldogs Prevail in Father’s Day Action

Ryan Covelle (2-0) went six innings, allowing only four hits and striking out seven, when the Somerville Royals beat the Wakefield Merchants 4-2 at Walsh Field on Sunday. Luke Ronchi led the Royals at the plate with a double and triple and George Crowley had two hits and an RBI. Wyatt Stanley struck out two in the seventh to record the save. Jonathan Pierce had two of the Merchants hits.

In Arlington, John Smokovich (1-0) threw 6.1 innings to get the win as the Trojans beat the Watertown Reds 7-3.  Kyle Hood, Ben Johnson, and Kyle Bourdrias had two RBI each and Ryan Hood added a couple of hits for Arlington. Jonathan Bishop (1-2) took the loss. Will Brennan had two of the Reds’ seven hits.

The Reading Bulldogs edged the Lexington Blue Sox 5-4 at Endicott College. Wayne Lundgren (1-1) struck out six in six innings and Colby Morris picked up his first save. Kyle Devin and Mike Taylor led Reading with three hits and Jordan Roper added two more to the Bulldogs’ twelve hit offense. Drew Leenhouts (0-1) was tagged with the loss.

On Monday, the Melrose Americans and the Reds meet at Bentley University at 6:00 PM, the Trojans visit the Bulldogs at Endicott College at 8:00 PM, and the Chiefs host the Merchants at Maplewood/Malden Catholic in an 8:15 PM start.

Chiefs, Royals, Reds & Blue Sox Win in annual Jerie DeAngelis Day of Baseball

Offense was the theme of the day as five of the eight ICL teams hit double digits in the annual Jerie DeAngelis Memorial Day of Baseball that was played in Lexington on Saturday.

In the opener, the Andre Chiefs rung out 15 hits on the way to a 10-4 win over the Wakefield Merchants. Tim Dunphy (2-0) went the distance to pick up the win. Danny DiMare had two hits and three RBI’s and Peter Copa had two hits and two RBI’s to lead the Chiefs’ offense. Steve Gambale added three singles and Tony Serino, Mike Burgoyne, and Mike DiCato, chipped in two hits each. Scott Searles and Josh Band picked up two hits apiece for the Merchants.

In the second game of the day, Sean McPhee drove in four runs and Wagner Gomez added three more RBI when the Somerville Royals came back to edge the Arlington Trojans, 11-10.  Somerville jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the top of the third only to see Arlington put up a half dozen runs of their own in the bottom of the inning.  The Trojans led heading into the seventh 10-8 before the Royals rallied for three runs to take the win. Paul Pollano (1-0) picked up the win in relief of Mike Masuli. Rob Caggiano added two hits and two RBI for the Royals. Mark Webber had a 4 for 5, 3 RBI game, and Morgan Brown recorded two hits and two RBI’s for Arlington.

The Watertown Reds exploded for 10 runs in the fourth inning, and broke open a close game, before going on to beat the Reading Bulldogs 16-1 in the third game. Bill Sullivan (2-0) went five innings and picked up his second win of the season. Along with Dante Padovani, the Reds’ pitching duo scattered seven hits and struck out six Reading batters in the game.

In the nightcap, Aidan Freeburg, Alsis Herrara, Elvin Florentino, and Bill Christopher, combined on a two-hitter, with 12 strikeouts, when the Lexington Blue Sox shutout the Melrose Americans, 10-0. Herrara (1-0) was credited with the win and Freeburg struck out seven in just three innings. The Blue Sox had 13 hits in the game led by Alex Voitik and Josh Hassel who each had three hits and two RBI’s.