Thursday, June 25, 2015

Mariners 5 Generals 1

The Manchester/Essex Mariners escape ITL Hamilton Generals behind Rusty Tucker's 15 strikeouts, 5-1

An exceptional effort by Rusty Tucker carried the Manchester/Essex Mariners to a 5-1 win in seven innings over ITL Hamilton Generals on Thursday at Patton Park 43 Asbury St, MA 01982.
Tucker baffled ITL Hamilton Generals, striking out 15 batters. The Manchester/Essex Mariners' pitcher tossed six innings of shutout ball and allowed only one hit.

Mike Cain did his best to jumpstart the offense for the Manchester/Essex Mariners, reaching base three times. He scored one run and had one RBI. He singled in the first inning and doubled in the second inning.

The game's last lead went to the Manchester/Essex Mariners thanks to a first inning rally that saw two runs cross the plate on an error.  The seventh inning saw ITL Hamilton Generals score its only run on the day on an RBI double by Cam Borrelli.