Seemingly laden with pitchers, Top Lumber Expos used Todd Rizzo, Brian Miller, Kyle Gaffney, Ben Mutz and Mike Boebert on the mound, combining for 10 strikeouts Sunday amid a 10-0 victory over the Aston Marauders in the action Delco Men’s Senior Baseball League.
Gabe Encarnacion had two hits, including a triple, and two RBIs, while Champ Sanchez, Anthony DiGregorio and Zac Penman also hit home some runs.
In other Delco MSBL actions:
Media Mustangs 3, Delco Tigers 2 >> A two-out RBI single late in the seventh inning gave the Mustangs the win.
Zack Woods took the victory in relief. Bill Cody and Trevor Gustafson both allowed one run in three innings apiece. Andrew Pisani and Garrett Hall had one run each while Mark Zoba started the seventh inning rally with a first walk on balls. Pinch runner Truong Nguyen scored the winning run.
Springfield Cardinals 6, Clifton Orioles 1 >> Jay Aikens, Demetrius Robinson and Dave Shell teamed up to hold the Orioles to three hits in the season opener for the Redbirds.
Marty Magee’s Wolfpack 7-14, Busty’s Tavern 6-1 >> The Pack scored three in the sixth inning to forge a comeback in Game 1. A key contribution was Adam Robinson’s two-run homer in the fourth inning. Troy Macauley added three hits and two runs scored.
In the last drink, pitcher Joe Hegs allowed only one to cross home in the win. Lots of support was provided by Michael Windsor (3 for 3), James Brees (solo homer among two hits) and Mike Windsor Sr. (two hits).
Printz Beverage 7-9, Beacon Roofing Supply 5-6 >> Johnny Lundell and Brian Kuckarik (four RBIs) had four hits apiece on the day, while Chuckie Brooks picked up both wins from the hill.
Ashley’s Restaurant & Bar 14-19, Mary’s Mob 0-12 >> Supposedly, “Ashley’s off-season training regimen has worked wonders.” Owners appreciate all the hard work at Happy Hour.
Either way, Vince Baselice, Tom Schulz and Don Ott all had eight hits apiece on the day, while Steve “The Fist” Deavor hit the speed bag to beat a pitch to first base that was a “difference factor” in the nightcap.
Flo Mechanical 18-2, Manoa Post 2-17 >> A rather diversified DH distribution here.
Steve Pownall was 2-for-3 with a few ribs and two runs scored, Brian McGuire had two hits, and Kevin Kleinberg’s fifth-inning hit was frozen… well, one of those games.
No other details reported.
Marty Magees Here for Beers 20-18, Garland Plumbing 8-22 >> Another DH split. In this one, Larry McFadden and Kyle Haggerty were there for big beers in Game 1, with Frankie Smith adding three hits while celebrating the No. 60 birthday on the mound.
In the capper, the plumbers worked some revenge via the road without details.
Galle Electric Shockers 18, Johnny B’s 8 >> Only Game 2 was fit to print, as Scott Abdo “blew a line drive” which went for a grand slam in the sixth inning. It’s a shock. Nick Barberi also homered as the 10 run rule relieved everyone.
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Johnny Ratchuk, AJ Welk and Travis Kramer all went 4-for-4, and John Tagitmeier had three hits, including a three-run homer and four RBIs to lead MRC to a 13-7 win over Amsett.
Mike Kingsbury looked great on the mound.
In Game 2, Welk and Mike Forwood had three hits and old Kevin O’Keefe sang a two-hit Irish tune with a chorus at three RBIs to secure a 9-7 MRC win.
Maxi’s 11-9, Tumble Inn Toucans 6-16 >> It was Aaron Smith’s Maxi-mom powerhouse (4 for 4, three RBIs) in the first win. In the last drink, the Birds signed as Hunter Schwerdtfeger went 3-for-3 with a trip and three runs scored. Additionally, Jason Aikens had two doubles and three RBIs and Jim Toy and Anthony SanFilippo Jr. each had hits and two RBIs.
Heavy Hitters 14-17, Upland AC 4-7 >> Sean Ryan and Mark Albertson both had seven hits on the day while Dan Crowley Jr. and Joey Yanuzzi had six apiece for the heavyweights.
Anthony Yannuzzi had two wins on the mound.