Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Man./Essex Mariners Falls in Back-And-Forth Affair Against Rockport Townies

Man./Essex Mariners and Rockport Townies passed the lead back-and-forth on Monday, but eventually Rockport Townies prevailed 8-5. The game was tied at five with Rockport Townies batting in the top of the eighth when there was an error, scoring one run.  Man./Essex Mariners lost despite out-hitting Rockport Townies 11 to six.

Rockport Townies took an early lead in the first inning. A wild pitch by Adam Philpott scored one run for Rockport Townies.  After Rockport Townies scored one run in the top of the third, Man./Essex Mariners answered with one of their own. Rockport Townies scored when Marc Phinney uncorked a wild pitch, scoring one run. Man./Essex Mariners then answered when there was an error, scoring one run.

Rockport Townies evened things up at five in the top of the seventh inning. Alex Webb drove in one when he doubled in the seventh inning.  Man./Essex Mariners scored three runs in the sixth inning. The big inning was thanks to a double by Rory Gentile and a error.

Dylan Maki earned the win for Rockport Townies. He threw three innings, allowing three runs, five hits, striking out six, and walking one. Gentile took the loss for Man./Essex Mariners. He tossed one inning, allowing three runs, two hits, striking out two, and walking zero.

Philpott started the game for Man./Essex Mariners. He threw one inning, surrendering three runs, and zero hits. Mackenzie Quinn started the game for Rockport Townies. He tossed five innings, surrendering two runs, six hits, and striking out two.

Man./Essex Mariners had 11 hits in the game. Phinney, Gentile, and Mike Cain each collected multiple hits for Man./Essex Mariners. Cain, Gentile, and Phinney each managed two hits to lead Man./Essex Mariners.  Rockport Townies collected six hits. Webb and Brian Lentz each collected multiple hits for Rockport Townies.