Alibrandis and Blue Sox Pitch Monday Shutouts

Anthony DelPrete tossed a complete game five-hitter when Alibrandis blanked the Reading Bulldogs 6-0 at Austin Prep on Monday evening. The veteran righty struck out six and raised his record to 2-0 on the season. Teddy Dziuba led the Alibrndis offense with three RBI’s which included a two-run homer, his third of the season. Michael Maguire added two hits and an RBI for Alibrandis. Max Tarlin (1-4) allowed just two hits in five innings but took the loss.

In Lexington, Pat McGowan struck out nine in six innings to pitch the Blue Sox past the Melrose Americans 3-0. McGowan upped his season record to 4-0 and got seventh inning help from Borja Jones-Berasaluce who picked up his second save. Luke Hall singled to drive in Dahiandy Johnson with the first Blue Sox run in the second. Cory Bright, Josh Bohn, and Pat Costigan each had two hits for the Americans. Colin Jaena (2-2) gave up just four hits in 4.2 innings for Melrose.

On Tuesday, the Andre Chiefs visit the Bulldogs at Austin Prep at 6:45 PM, the Americans and Alibrandis meet at Victory Field at 7:30 PM, and the Malden Maddogs host the Middlesex Expos at Maplewood at 7:45 PM.