Blue Sox, Americans & Bulldogs Grab Sunday Afternoon Wins

Justin Silvestro had three hits and three RBI’s to lead the Lexington Blue Sox to a 7-3 win over the Merchants in Wakefield.  Aaron Barbosa added two hits, scored two runs, and made three outstanding catches in centerfield. Nick Godfroy (1-1) earned the win, pitching two innings in relief, striking out tw0. Torrid Dillon Koster (25-41, .610) had two more hits and two RBI’s while Mike Sorrentino added three hits for Wakefield.

The Melrose Americans scored five times in the top of the sixth inning to come from behind and turn back the Somerville Royals 8-5 at Trum Field. Matt Hosman with three hits and Charlie Huegi with a couple of RBI’s led the Americans’ offense. Mike Peters (1-1) got the win while Aran Hamilton-Grenham recorded the save.

Darren Hartwell had two triples and Jeff Roy added two hits when the Bulldogs scored a run in the bottom of the seventh to walk off with a 5-4 seesaw win over the Watertown Reds in Reading. Ben Gottesman (1-0) got the win in relief of Cam Lanzilli who worked the first 7.1 innings.