Majors pitching shuts Red Sox out
After Mother Nature ruined the long weekend finale back on August 1st, the Majors and Red Sox made up the game on Tuesday night. Mother Nature redeemed herself with a perfect night for baseball with no clouds in the sky and a break in the humidity. The Majors also took care of business with a 12-0 victory, winning the last 10 of 12 games.
After a busy weekend with 3 games in 3 days, the Majors turned to Daniel Gore who was getting his 3rd start of the season. Gore would work 5 innings giving up only 2 hits while continuing his 9.0 K/9 (number of strikeouts per 9 innings of work) as he struck out 5 over his 5 innings of work. Some names fans may not see on a regular basis also came out of the bullpen on Tuesday as Jordan Spring would make his last appearance with the Majors for the season as he heads back to school. Anderson Acevedo, Connor Ambrogio and Bo Lewington also worked in this contest. The 5 arms the Red Sox faced limited them to only 3 hits on the season, while striking out 9.
The Majors got on the board early in this one with a run brought in by Austin Wilkie in the second inning before the Majors bats got hot. The Majors would score 5 runs in the 3rd inning courtesy of Robert Mullen, Starling Joseph and Byron Reichstein. In the 6th inning the Majors would tack on an additional 4 runs with Jakob Newton and Cleveland Brownlee driving singles into the outfield. Cleveland would record his 475th RBI in the inning as well. Finally in the 7th the Majors would get their baker’s dozen on a bases loaded single, Newton would score both Reichstein and Perrier. For the second time this season, the Majors deployed a pitcher on the field. But this time there would be two as both Braeden Ferrington (LF) and Owen Boon (2nd Base) would make defensive appearances in the 9th while Boon would bat in the bottom of the 8th grounding out 6-3. Eric McLellan would also make his IBL debut in this game, catching 4 innings in relief of Robert Mullen and having 2 at bats.
It will not be long till the Majors see the Red Sox again as they will see their 403 friends on Friday night at Labatt Park, tickets can be purchased online at www.londonmajors.com or at the gate.
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