Bulldogs Sweep DH in Melrose, Alibrandis & Maddogs Grab Sunday Wins

The Reading Bulldogs took a pair of dramatic games from the Melrose Americans on Sunday at Morelli Field. In game one, the Bulldogs scored three times in the bottom of the seventh inning to take an 8-7 walkoff win. Brendan McDonald had a double and three RBI’s and Kyle Hawes had three hits to lead Reading. Kyle Wollman (1-0) picked up the win in relief.  The Bulldogs went the come from behind route again in the nightcap, scoring twice in the bottom of the sixth to take a 3-2 win. Hawes stayed hot and hit his first homer of the season to back the pitching of Sean O’Neill and Jack Theriault (1-0) who picked up the win.

In Wakefield, Alibrandis scored four runs in both the third and seventh innings on the way to an 11-3 win over the Merchants at Walsh Field.

The Malden Maddogs evened their record at 1-1 with a 4-2 win over the Royals in Somerville.

The Maddogs visit the Andre Chiefs on Monday at Maplewood in the only ICL game on the schedule.