Can-Am League Game Recaps
June 14, 2018 - Canadian American League (Can-Am) News Release
Quebec 3, Ottawa 2 (Game 1 - 7 Innings)
In game one of a twinbill, DH Lachlan Fontaine singled home PR Edgar Lebron with the game winning run in the seventh inning as Quebec beat Ottawa in a walk-off, 3-2.
The Capitales jumped ahead 2-0 in the third inning as CF Jordan Serena scored on an RBI single from 2B Maxx Tissenbaum and SS Yordan Manduley came home from third on a fielder's choice by 3B TJ White. The Champions batted back and tied the contest at 2-2 in the fifth on a two-run single by 3B Jordan Caillouet. The score would stay that way until the seventh when Quebec won the game on the single from Fontaine.
Fontaine was a perfect 2-for-2 at the plate with an RBI while C Adam Ehrlich had two hits, including a double, in three at-bats. Capitales pitcher Trevor Bayless threw two scoreless innings of relief to earn his first win of the season. Bayless allowed a hit to go with two strikeouts in the six batters he faced.
Quebec 1, Ottawa 0 (Game 2 - 7 Innings)
Left fielder James McOwen singled home SS Yordan Manduley in the first inning with the game's only run as the Capitales defeated Ottawa 1-0 to complete the doubleheader sweep. This contest featured two terrific performances by both team's starting pitchers, the Champions Jordan Kurokawa and Quebec's Ryan Searle. Kurokawa went six innings allowing the only run on six hits with no walks and four strikeouts. Searle, on the other hand, tossed a complete game shutout allowing a pair of walks and three hits to go along with seven punchouts. The 28-year-old Searle notched the win, his fourth of the season, while Kurokawa suffered his third loss in the tough luck defeat.
Trois-Rivieres 8, Salina 2 (Game 1 - 7 Innings)
Trois-Rivieres won their third consecutive contest as they defeated Salina in game one of a doubleheader, 8-2. With the game scoreless through three innings of play, the Aigles plated four runs in the fourth and four more in the fifth to take an 8-0 lead and win going away.
Trois-Rivieres had eight total hits and was led by 1B Kevin Cornelius who went 3-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and three RBI. Aigles 2B Taylor Oldham had a blast and three RBI in a perfect 2-for-2 outing while leadoff hitter Alexi Colon had a hit in two at-bats and a pair of stolen bases.
Starting pitcher Kevin McNorton tossed six solid innings and notched the victory for Trois-Rivieres. McNorton gave up an earned run on three hits and struck out eight batters. The 26-year-old is now 3-1 on the season.
Salina 4, Trois-Rivieres 1 (Game 2 - 7 Innings)
Salina earned a split in the doubleheader with Trois-Rivieres as the Stockade downed the Aigles by a 4-1 score. After falling behind 1-0 through two innings of play, Salina tallied all four of their runs in the third inning. The runs came off an error, a passed ball, a fielder's choice and an RBI single by 2B Aaron Stubblefield.
Stubblefield went 1-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI while 3B Brian Luebcke collected a pair of hits in four at-bats and plated a run. Stockade starter Edilson Alvarez tossed a complete game en route to the victory. Alvarez gave up an earned run on seven hits with four walks and eight strikeouts.
For Trois-Rivieres, LF Alberth Martinez hit a solo home run to account for the team's only run of the contest.
New Jersey 16, Dominican Republic 3
The Dominican Republic scored three runs in the first inning to take an early 3-0 lead. However, it was all New Jersey after that scoring 11 runs over the next three and rolling to a 16-3 victory.
The Jackals collected 12 hits as a team and was led at the plate by the 8-9-1 hitters of RF Nolan Meadows, C Andy Mocahbee and LF Connor Hofmann. The trio went a combined 6-for-11 at the plate with four home runs (two each by Meadows and Mocahbee), eight runs scored and seven RBI. New Jersey launched six homers in total, which ties a league record for most home runs hit in a single game.
Jackals starting pitcher Dylan Brammer gave up three earned runs in six innings of work to pick-up his fourth win of the year. Brammer gave up a pair of walks and five hits in the 113-pitch performance.
Rockland 11, Sussex County 9
Rockland broke a 3-3 tie with seven runs in the fourth inning and withstood a late Sussex County rally to win, 11-9. The Boulders had 14 hits in the game with five batters having multi-hit games. Rockland leadoff hitter JC Rodriguez went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and three RBI while RF Conor Bierfeldt added a pair of hits in five at-bats, a run and two runs driven in. Rockland 3B Cody Regis also chipped a home run, his ninth of the season.
Boulders starter Travis Hissong threw 5 2/3 innings to garner his third victory. Hissong gave up four earned runs on nine hits and walked four batters.
For the Miners in the losing effort, RF Rubi Silva went 2-for-5 with a home run, two runs scored and three RBI.
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