Blue Sox Sweep DH in Reading, Royals-Reds Split, Chiefs Win in Wakefield

The Lexington Blue Sox took both ends of a doubleheader in Reading, winning the opener 8-0 and then taking the nightcap over the Bulldogs 6-2. Alsis Herrera (1-0) threw five shutout innings and Dorian Rojas drove in three runs in the first game. Julian Alvarez homered and Taylor Ferguson had a double and two RBI’s in the second game. Casey Bussone (3-1) went five innings to get the win and Kevin Scanlon chalked up the two inning save.

The Somerville Royals and Watertown Reds split a pair at Victory Field. The Royals won the first game 4-2 behind the three-hit pitching of Ryan Covelle (3-1). Brady Chant led the way with four hits and Jake Cintolo and James McConville added a couple of hits each for the Royals. The Reds rebounded to grab game two 5-1.

In Wakefield, Evan Walsh (4-3) allowed just two earned runs and six hits when the Andre Chiefs edged the Merchants 4-3. Ben Waldrip had four hits and two RBI’s and Tony Serino, with three singles, led the Chiefs offense. Ryan Collins had two of the Merchants hits as Andrew Auld (0-1) took the loss.