Monagle Fires 1-0 Shutout, O’Rourke K’s 12 in 5 Innings in Blue Sox Win, Americans Walk Off in 8th

Cam Monagle fired a complete game four hitter when the Middlesex Expos shutout the Malden Maddogs 1-0 at Trum Field on Wednesday night. Monagle (2-0) struck out 10 and outdueled the Maddogs’ duo of C.J. Barrett and Meridius Pendell (0-4) who allowed just six hits.

Ryan O’Rourke (3-0) struck out 12 in five innings in a 9-3 Lexington Blue Sox win over the Andre Chiefs at Maplewood. Will Potdevin had a three run inside the park homer, Julian Alvarez went three for three with a couple of RBI, and Josue Feliciano had two hits and scored three times for the Blue Sox. Tim Dunphy (0-2) took the loss for the Chiefs.

At Morelli Field, the Melrose Americans erased a 3-1 seventh inning deficit, scoring twice to tie the game, then walked off with an eight inning 4-3 win over Alibrandis. Pat Costigan had two hits and an RBI and Kyle Cortese had a double and two RBI to lead the Americans at the plate. Bobby Tramondozzi (1-0), the fourth Melrose pitcher of the night, got the win. Dave Lightbody had a solo homer and Teddy Dziuba had two hits and two RBI’s for Alibrandis.

The Chiefs visit Alibrandis at Trum Field tonight at 8:30 PM in the only Thursday game on the ICL schedule.