Sox End Slide Against Jamestown
The BlueSox came into Sunday night's game having lost four-straight games to the Jammers, but Connor Coward helped Butler end that streak with a 5-1 win, before the All-Star Break.
Connor Coward earned his second win of the season in his first start at home. Coward pitched fantastic striking out nine batters and giving up one earned run through eight innings.
The BlueSox offense was great as well picking up nine hits. David Marcus pushed his hitting streak to twelve games with an RBI single in the seventh inning. Tyler Sullivan had three hits and scored a run capping off a good offensive day for the team.
On the offensive side for Jamestown, Nick Vehlewald had two hits and came around to score the Jammers' only run. Eight of the nine Jamestown hitters went down on strikes at least once.
The pitcher for Jamestown, Pat Mace, picked up the loss with a line of seven hits in six innings pitched giving up five earned runs and had five strikeouts.
Jamestown's record drops to 21-14 while the BlueSox improve to 17-16. For the second half of the season the BlueSox improve 4-2 and are tied atop the standings. Butler's next game will be after the All-Star Break on the road at Jamestown on July 10th.