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