Lexington Blanks Reading 5-0, Middlesex & Malden End in 8-8 Tie

Ryan O’Rourke (4-0) fired a complete game two-hitter, striking out seven, when the Lexington Blue Sox shutout the Reading Bulldogs 5-0 on Tuesday night at Austin Prep. Julian Alvarez had a two-run homer and Alex Krylov and John Fritz both had two hits for the Blue Sox. Connor Hewlette (0-1) took the loss for the Bulldogs.

In Tuesday’s other game, the Middlesex Expos and Malden Maddogs played to an 8-8 seven inning tie.

There are two ICL games on today’s schedule. The Blue Sox travel to Morelli Field to take on the Melrose Americans at 7:30 PM and the Andre Chiefs host the Bulldogs at Maplewood at 8:15 PM.