Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Mariners 9 Generals 7

Manchester-Essex held on last night verse Hamilton, winning 9 to 7. The Mariners jumped out to an early lead, plating 4 runs in the 2nd inning. Mike Cain lead the barrage with a solo shot to left, followed by key RBI hits from Caulin Rogers and Alex Ray. Adam Philpott and Cory Burnham both had 2 hits.

Peter Clark picked up his 5th win of the season with 5 strong innings. Mike Gibbon pitched a perfect 6th.

Hamilton mounted a comeback in the top of the 7th, trailing 9 to 3 the Generals were able to score 4 runs on 3 straight hits from Saggese, Taylor and Harring.

The teams meat again Thursday in the season finale with potential playoff implications on the line.

Hamilton Generals Almost Erases 8-Run Deficit in Loss to Man./Essex Mariners
Man./Essex Mariners got out to an eight-run lead in the fourth inning and held on for a 9-7 victory over Hamilton Generals on Tuesday. Hamilton Generals scored six runs in the failed comeback on a single by Brett Harring in the fifth, a single by Drew Taylor in the seventh, a single by Harring in the seventh, and a in the seventh. 

An early lead helped propel Man./Essex Mariners to victory. Man./Essex Mariners scored on a home run by Mike Cain, a double by Alex Ray, a single by Caulin Rogers, and a passed ball in the second inning. 

Man./Essex Mariners captured the lead in the second inning. Man./Essex Mariners scored one run when Cain homered with zero outs in the second inning. 

Hamilton Generals scored four runs in the seventh inning. The big inning for Hamilton Generals came thanks to a single by Drew Taylor and a single by Brett Harring. 

Man./Essex Mariners collected ten hits. Cory Burnham, Rogers, Adam Philpott, and Cain each collected multiple hits for Man./Essex Mariners. Cain, Philpott, Rogers, and Burnham each collected two hits to lead Man./Essex Mariners. 

Hamilton Generals had 12 hits in the game. Taylor, Harring, and Chris Huggett each collected multiple hits for Hamilton Generals.