Reds and Chiefs Take Thursday Wins

Bill Sullivan tossed a three-hit shutout to lead the Reds to a 5-0 win over the Wakefield Merchants on Thursday night at Victory Field. Sullivan struck out seven and walked only one as the Reds improved to 2-1 on the year while handing the Merchants their first loss. Justin Forman (RBI) had two hits, including a double, and Dan Chaisson added a couple of hits and an RBI to lead the Reds offense. Kyle McCarthy (0-1) took the loss. Mark Poli had two of the Merchants three hits.

In Lexington, the Chiefs beat the Blue Sox 6-2 . Mike DiCato (1-0) went the distance for the win, scattering seven hits. He walked two and had two strikeouts. Pete Copa had a two run double and Billy Mottram and Nate Witkowski each had two hits for the Chiefs. Alex Voitik and Jansiel Rivera had the Blue Sox RBI’s. The win was the 600th of Manager Chuck Andre’s career.

On Friday, the Melrose Americans meet the Trojans at Summer Street Field in Arlington at 7:00 PM and the Chiefs take on the Reading Bulldogs at Endicott College in Beverly at 8:00 PM.