Bulldogs, Royals & Merchants Get Monday Night Wins

The Reading Bulldogs scored seven runs in the top of the 6th inning, breaking open a 3-3 game, on the way to a 10-3 win over the Americans in Melrose. Ryan Wolfsberg hit a homer, and Nick Berno, Kevin Marciano, Chris Bosco, Rosario Missiti and Corey DiLoreto each had two hits for the Bulldogs. Kyle Devin had a home run for the Americans. Max Mardany (2-0) picked up the win.

Jonathan Richard tossed a complete game five-hitter when the Somerville Royals edged the Watertown Reds 2-1 at Victory Field. Chris Esposito and Nick Valdario had the RBI’s for the Royals. Richard (1-2) struck out four.

At Maplewood, the Wakefield Merchants scored six times in the top of the first inning to beat the Andre Chiefs 6-3. Mike Sorrentino had a perfect 3 for 3 night at the plate, Scott Searles added two hits, and Mark Webber and Josh Band each had two RBI’s for the Merchants. Andrew Auld (1-0) went five innings to get the win.

The Lexington Blue Sox visit the Royals at Trum Field in Somerville at 8:15 PM in the only ICL game that is scheduled for Tuesday.