Chiefs, Blue Sox, & Royals Pick up Wins on Thursday Night

Mitchell Clegg tossed a two-hitter, and Johnny Welch with a homer and 2 RBI’s and Mike Andre with a triple and 3 RBI’s, led the Chiefs to a 8-0 win over the Reds in Watertown. Mike Barbati added three hits and Shane Stande had two more for the Chiefs. Dan Chaisson and Cal Christofori had the Reds hits. Clegg 2-0, struck out eight. Matt Horan (4-1) took his first loss of the year.

In Lexington, Drew Leenhouts scattered six hits over four innings to get the win when the Blue Sox beat the Reading Bulldogs 8-2. Ross Curley led the Lexington offense with two doubles and Jeff Costello had a 2 for 2 night at the plate. Chris Law, Rob DiFranco, and Bill Christopher all threw a scoreless inning for the Blue Sox. Kevin Marciano, Mike DeDonato, and Rosario Missiti all had a couple of hits for the Bulldogs.

The Somerville Royals overcame a 3-0 fourth inning lead to get a 7-3 comeback win over the Melrose Americans at Trum Field. Jonathan Richard (2-4) went the distance to get the win. The left-hander allowed just four hits and struck out six. Rob Caggiano and Nick Valdario both homered, Wagner Gomez had a triple and two RBI’s, and John Collette went 3-3 for the Royals.

On Friday, the Chiefs visit the Trojans at Summer Street Field in Arlington at 7:00 PM and the Wakefield Merchants and the Reds meet at Victory Field in Watertown at 7:45 PM.