Blue Sox Eliminate Reds with 8-4 Win, Bulldogs Even Series with Chiefs

The Lexington Blue Sox scored eight times in the bottom of the first inning on the way to a series clinching 8-4 win over the Watertown Reds in Lexington on Wednesday night. After dropping the series opener, the Blue Sox won three straight to take the series 3-1 and advance to the ICL’s Championship Series that will begin on Sunday at Morelli Field.

Dan Graham, Jeff Vigurs, Josh Hassell, and Ross Curley, all had two RBI’s in the first inning.
Aidan Freeburg chalked up the win with help from Tony Annino in the sixth and Jimmy Hill in the seventh.

Kyle LaVigne had three hits and drove home two of the Watertown runs.

At Morelli Field, the Reading Bulldogs got six innings of four hit pitching from lefty Tim Woods, then scored five times in the bottom of the sixth, to break a 1-1 tie, and beat the Andre Chiefs 6-1.

Mike DeDonato and Chris Bosco each had two hits and an RBI to lead the Bulldogs at the plate. E.J. Martinez also drove in a run for the Bulldogs.

Tim Dunphy allowed only two earned runs and struck out six for the Chiefs.

Peter Copa drove in the lone Chiefs run with a third inning single.

Game Five of the Bulldogs-Chiefs series will be played at Maplewood Park/Malden Catholic on Thursday night at 8:00 PM.