Friday, August 2, 2013

HW 3 - M/E 2

Hamilton defeated Manchester/Essex 3-2 Thursday night at Patton Park.  Avon Stewart broke a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the sixth with a solo shot to left.  Mike Chandler went the distance turning in another strong performance, finishing with five strikeouts to earn the win.  Rusty Tucker started for the Mariners and pitched four hitless and shutout innings.  Max Nesbit took the loss in two innings of relief.

The Generals finish their season in 5th place at 11-13.  Manchester/Essex finishes the regular season at 18-4-1 and enter the playoffs as the top seed.