Game 3: Cotuit Kettleers (1-1) vs. Bourne Braves (2-0)
Where: Lowell Park
When: Tuesday 6/22, 5:00 PM
Probable Cotuit starter: Jake Smith (Miami)
The Cotuit Kettleers return to Lowell Park today looking for a bounce back after last night’s loss at Hyannis. The Kettleers will face the Bourne Braves tonight, who have started the season with back-to-back wins.
Jake Smith (Miami) will get the start on the mound for the Kettleers. It will be Smith’s debut on the Cape after being activated earlier today. Smith compiled a 3.45 ERA in 47 IP at Miami this spring. The right-handed pitcher allowed a .216 average against and struck out 63 batters.
Blake Klassen (UC Santa Barbara) leads the Ketts with four hits through two games. Klassen produced three hits and a home run last night. Ben Rice (Dartmouth) leads the team with four RBI and two walks. Cole Cummings (UC Santa Barbara) has reached base in five of nine plate appearances. Cotuit is hitting .304 as a team through 69 at-bats.