Can-Am League Game Recaps
August 12, 2018 - Canadian American League (Can-Am) News Release
Rockland 6, Ottawa 0
Starting pitcher Brian Ernst and two relievers combined on a four-hit shutout as Rockland downed Ottawa, 6-0. With the victory, the Boulders gained a series split with the Champions.
Ernst tossed the first six innings allowing only the four hits while striking out three in a 72-pitch performance. The two relievers, Nick Kennedy and Tommy Lawrence, finished the final three innings and combined to allow only a walk. Ernst notched the win and is now 4-1 on the season.
Offensively for Rockland, LF Kevin Krause led the way going 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles and two runs scored. Boulders 3B Cody Regis drove in two runs in a 1-for-3 day while C Marcus Nidiffer added a solo home run in the seventh inning.
Rockland scored three runs in the second and two more in the third to jump ahead 5-0 and would never look back.
New Jersey 5, Trois-Rivieres 1 (Game 1 - 7 Innings)
New Jersey pitching allowed only two hits in the contest and rolled to a 5-1 win over Trois-Rivieres in game one of a doubleheader.
Pete Perez, in only his second start of the season, went the first four innings and gave up only a walk and a hit while striking out five batters. The bullpen duo of Jose Velez and Vin Mazzaro completed the final three innings and combined allowed an unearned run on a hit and walked three batters. Mazzaro picked-up the victory and is now 3-2 on the year.
Third baseman Taylor Oldham led the offense for the Jackals as he went 3-for-3 with a home run, two runs scored and an RBI. New Jersey DH David Harris scored a pair of runs in a 1-for-2 game while C Andy Mocahbee doubled and drove in run.
The Jackals scored a run in every inning except the third.
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