David Kerns, Scott Hall (1-0), and Dane Lebert (S,2) combined on a two-hitter when the Middlesex Expos shutout the Melrose Americans 2-0 on Sunday afternoon at Morelli Field. Andrew Mazzone with a solo homer and Izzy Tatis’ RBI double provided all the runs in the game. Chris Mitchell (0-2) took the loss.
In Sunday’s other game, Alibrandis edged the Reading Bulldogs 2-1 at Morton Field. Pete John had two hits, including a double, and scored both of Alibrandis runs. Sean Sullivan (1-1) got the win in relief of Bryan Saffelle. Yohandry Perez picked up his second save.
On Monday, Reading and Alibrandis meet again, this time at Maplewood at 8:00 PM, and the Lexington Blue Sox host the Malden Maddogs in Lexington, also at 8:00 PM.