Aidan Freeburg tossed a complete game four-hitter, striking out six, when the defending champion Blue Sox opened up their season and knocked off the Watertown Reds in Lexington 5-2. Julian Alvarez and Alex Voitik supplied most of the offense each hitting a two run homer. Jonathan Bishop (0-1) took the loss for the Reds.
At Maplewood, Jared Freni struck out ten and allowed just three hits in five innings as the Chiefs blanked the Somerville Royals 5-0. Veterans Tim Dunphy and Mike DiCato each threw a scoreless inning to keep the shutout intact. Tony Serino had two hits and a couple of RBI’s and Mike Barbati (2 RBI) and Danny DiMare each added a triple for the Chiefs.
There are no ICL games scheduled for Tuesday.