Brooks K’s 14 in 6-2 Alibrandis Win, Blue Sox Blank Maddogs 5-0

Jared Brooks (2-0) struck out 14 batters and tossed a neat four-hitter when Alibrandis knocked off the Reading Bulldogs 6-2 on Monday night at Maplewood. Michael Maguire went 3 for 4 with a double and three RBI’s, Teddy Dziuba had two hits including a solo homer, and Gordie Gronkowski drove in two runs to lead Alibrandis’ 11 hit offense.

In Lexington, the Blue Sox got five shutout innings from starter and winner Kyle Murphy (1-0) on the way to a 5-0 win over the Malden Maddogs. Alex Voitik led the way at the plate with a two-run first inning homer, a single, and three RBI’s. Gage Gaunt added two hits, scored twice, and had an RBI for the Sox. Borja Jones-Berasaluce and Manny Delcarmen each threw a scoreless frame to preserve the shutout. Matt Tyman (0-2) took the loss.

On Tuesday, the Blue Sox visit the Bulldogs at Austin Prep at 6:45 PM and Maddogs host the Middlesex Expos at Maplewood at 8:15 PM.