Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Rams 12 Tories 5

Rowley wins 12-5 over Topsfield

Mariners 2 Chiefs 1

Manchester (9-2) pulled out a 2 to 1 win in Ipswich (3-9) yesterday. Ian Buckley had 2 hits for the Mariners and Cole Josselyn had an RBI single.

Mariners pitcher Peter Clark got out of a bases loaded situation with no outs in the bottom of the 6th by striking out the side in order. He picked up the win in relief.

Will Corkum was the tough luck loser for the Chiefs, only surrendering 1 earned run in 7 innings.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Rowley - 7, Beverly - 0

Tim Moore's pitching leads the ITL Rowley Rams past the Beverly Giants 7-0

The Beverly Giants weren't able to score a run off of Tim Moore during his six innings on the bump and the Rowley Rams took home the win, 7-0.

Tim Moore struck out seven and allowed five walks and three hits.

Everything was working at the plate for the the Rams in the second. The Rams' bats caught fire leading to four runs. Rowley scored in the second on a hit by pitch, a bases loaded walk by Frankie Messina, a walk by Marco Luisi, and a walk by Wells.

Messina took the loss for the Giants. He allowed seven runs in 1 2/3 innings, walked six and struck out two.

The  Rams went up for good in the first, scoring three runs on an RBI single by Jordon Silva.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Rowley - 11, Ipswich - 4

Wednesday night: Joe White went the distance and Colby Ingraham drove in 4 runs for the Rams.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Mariners 5 Generals 1

The Manchester/Essex Mariners escape ITL Hamilton Generals behind Rusty Tucker's 15 strikeouts, 5-1

An exceptional effort by Rusty Tucker carried the Manchester/Essex Mariners to a 5-1 win in seven innings over ITL Hamilton Generals on Thursday at Patton Park 43 Asbury St, MA 01982.
Tucker baffled ITL Hamilton Generals, striking out 15 batters. The Manchester/Essex Mariners' pitcher tossed six innings of shutout ball and allowed only one hit.

Mike Cain did his best to jumpstart the offense for the Manchester/Essex Mariners, reaching base three times. He scored one run and had one RBI. He singled in the first inning and doubled in the second inning.

The game's last lead went to the Manchester/Essex Mariners thanks to a first inning rally that saw two runs cross the plate on an error.  The seventh inning saw ITL Hamilton Generals score its only run on the day on an RBI double by Cam Borrelli.

Beverly - 6, Topsfield - 2

Early lead not enough for ITL Topsfield Tories, drop 6-2 decision to the Beverly Giants

The Topsfield Tories jumped out to an early lead, but were unable to hold on and lost 6-2 to the Beverly Giants on Wednesday.

While Topsfield led until the fourth inning, the Beverly Giants worked their way back and took the lead on an RBI single by Scott Caradonna.

Dan Cashman looked sharp on the rubber. The Tories managed just three hits off of Cashman, who allowed one earned run, walked three and struck out four during his 5 1/3 innings of work.

It was a good day at the plate for Topsfield's Andrew Heath. Andrew Heath went 2-3 and scored one run. He tripled in the second inning and singled in the sixth inning.

Zack Lamkin was the game's losing pitcher. He allowed six runs in seven innings, walked two and struck out seven.

The top of the first saw the Beverly Giants take an early lead, 1-0. A double by Josh Levesque, bringing home Conor Walsh started the scoring.

The Tories tied the game in the second on a passed ball that scored Andrew Heath.

The game was never in doubt after the fourth, as the Beverly Giants scored four runs on a fielder's choice and two singles.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

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Saturday, June 20, 2015

Ipswich - 7, Beverly - 3

The Beverly Giants outdone by Andy Knox and ITL Ipswich Chiefs, 7-3

Andy Knox had three RBIs, helping the Ipswich Chiefs to a 7-3 victory over the Beverly Giants on Friday at Linebrook Field.  He singled in the third inning and doubled in the fourth inning.

Will Corkum's seven strikeouts were enough to push Ipswich past Beverly. Corkum allowed two earned runs, seven hits and one walk over seven innings.

Andy Brown racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Beverly Giants. He doubled in the third inning and singled in the seventh inning.

Josh Levesque ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He lasted just four innings, walked two, struck out six, and allowed five runs.

The lead stayed with Ipswich after the first, when it scored one run on an RBI single by Dylan Cain.

The Chiefs added three more runs in the bottom of the fourth. Knox's double got things going, bringing home Ahmad Ateyat and Jake Greaney. That was followed up by Nathan Frongillo's single, plating Knox.

It didn't take long for the Chiefs to respond as it scored two runs of its own in the fifth. Ipswich scored on an RBI single by Ateyat and a fielder's choice.

Two runs in the top of the seventh helped the Giants close their deficit to 7-3. An RBI double by Kevin Harutunian and an RBI single by Brown triggered the Beverly Giants' comeback. The Giants' Conor Walsh flew out to end the ballgame.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Tories Sweep Generals

Topsfield Tories took 2 from the Generals this week.  One run game on Thursday and a 8-0 win on Friday. 

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Rams Return Favor, 2-1 over Mariners

The ITL Rowley Rams make the most of 4 hits in 2-1 victory over the Manchester/Essex Mariners

The ITL Rowley Rams and the Manchester/Essex Mariners both threatened with rallies, but it was the ITL Rowley Rams that eventually took advantage of them in a 2-1 win at 435 Haverhill St. Rowley MA.

The Manchester/Essex Mariners got eight hits compared with just four for the ITL Rowley Rams, but the Manchester/Essex Mariners stranded eight on base.  The fact that the ITL Rowley Rams grouped all of their runs into the seventh inning helped them take advantage of their hits.

Ryan Marques was a workhorse on the rubber for the Manchester/Essex Mariners. Marques pitched 6 1/3 innings and allowed two earned runs, four hits and no walks while striking out three.  Jeff Moore got it done on the mound on the way to a win. He pitched one shutout inning. He struck out none, walked none and surrendered one hit.

Marques was the game's losing pitcher.  The Manchester/Essex Mariners scored their only run of the game on an RBI single by Rory Gentile in the fifth inning.

Mariners 2 Rams 1

Pitching picks up theManchester/Essex Mariners's offense in 2-1 victory over the ITL Rowley Rams

The Manchester/Essex Mariners didn't provide Rory Gentile with much support, but he didn't need much. Gentile pitched seven strong innings to carry the Manchester/Essex Mariners to a 2-1 win over the ITL Rowley Rams in seven innings on Tuesday at Shepard Memorial Dr. Essex MA.
Caulin Rogers got on base three times in the game for the Manchester/Essex Mariners.
Tim Moore was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just six innings, walked five, struck out one, and allowed two runs.
The ITL Rowley Rams' lone run of the ballgame came in the fourth inning on an RBI single by Colby Ingraham.
The Manchester/Essex Mariners quickly matched the ITL Rowley Rams' strong inning with a one-run inning of their own in the fourth. The Manchester/Essex Mariners scored on an RBI single by Rusty Tucker.
The Manchester/Essex Mariners went up for good in the fifth, scoring one run on an RBI single by Gentile.