Mitchell Improves to 3-0 for Melrose, Blue Sox & Reds Get 2-0 Wins on Sunday

Chris Mitchell upped his record to 3-0 when the Americans beat the Somerville Royals 9-3 in Melrose. Will Shakleford drove in four runs, Chris Hopkins and Charlie Heugi each had three hits, and Malcolm Machmanoff had a homer and two RBI’s to lead the Melrose 15 hit attack. James McConville and Jake Cintolo had homers for the Royals. Mitchell struck out six and allowed six hits in his six innings of work.

At Endicott, the Lexington Blue Sox shutout the Reading Bulldogs 2-0 with Kelvin Guzman (2-0) allowing four hits in six innings to record the win. Jeff Costello scored both Lexington runs. In the first he singled and eventually scored on a sacrifice fly by Alex Voitik. In the fifth Costello singled, stole second and scored on consecutive throwing errors by Reading.  Darren Hartwell had two hits for Reading.

In Sunday’s other game, the Watertown Reds went to 6-1 with a 2-0 win over the Arlington Trojans at Summer Street Field.