Friday, May 30, 2014

Mariners (3-0) 4 Giants (0-2) 1

Manchester-Essex beat Beverly 4 to 1 yesterday at Memorial Field to improve to 3-0 on the season.

Steve Palladino (4ip, 2r, 3k, 2bb) took the loss for Beverly. For Manchester-Essex; Ryan Marques (4ip, 1r, 6k, 1bb) picked up the win, Dylan Maki threw 2 scoreless innings of relief and Adam Philpott (1ip, 2k) registered his 2nd save of the season.

The Mariners scored first in the home half of the second on a sacrifice fly by Cory Burnham that plated Maki. Beverly answered back in the top of the 3rd after Brown doubled to leadoff the inning, Paul Drinkwater hit a 2 out RBI single to right field. Manchester-Essex took the lead back for good in the bottom of the 3rd after Max Nesbit hit a 1 out double to left and was knocked in by Brett Cahil's RBI single.

Drinkwater and Jeff Barricelli each had 2 hits for Beverly. Caulin Rogers also hit safely for the Manchester-Essex.