Rockport Townies get 10 strikeouts from Derek Osmond, win 1-0 over Generals.
Sunday was a great day for Derek Osmond, as Osmond threw a shutout to carry Rockport Townies to a 1-0 victory over Hamilton Generals at Evans Field - Station Sq. Rockport, MA 01966 in eight innings.
Osmond kept contact to a minimum, striking out 10 Hamilton Generals batters. Rockport Townies' pitcher tossed eight innings of shutout ball and allowed only two hits.
Tucker Meredith pushed Rockport Townies ahead, in the eighth inning, and the lead lasted until the final out. Jordan Pallazola singled to get on base in the eighth. He then went from first to second on a stolen base.
Luke Painchaud contributed a good outing for the Hamilton Generals, but took the loss. He lasted seven innings, walked two, struck out three, and allowed one run.
Founded in 1929, The Intertown Twilight League is the oldest active amateur baseball league in the country, and is recognized by the National Baseball Hall of Fame as such. The league consists of teams from Beverly, Hamilton, Ipswich, Manchester, Rockport, Rowley, & Topsfield to make up the league. Most of the players are college or former college/high school players; a few have had professional experience. Please join us this and every summer for some of the best baseball around! We hope to see you there!