Score/Result: Cotuit 16-5 Yarmouth-Dennis F/8
Co-hitter/hit of the Game: Luke Gold (Boston College) blew the lead open in the third inning. Gold sent a 3-2 pitch well over the left field wall for a grand slam, the Kettleers’ first of the summer. In the 7th, Gold smashed another no-doubt home run deep into the trees behind the left-center fence. The BC product has three homers in the last two games. Gold finished the day with three hits, six RBI, and four runs in five at-bats.
Co-hitter of the game: Brett Roberts (Florida State) has been a spark plug in the bottom of the order since being inserted into the lineup yesterday. Roberts started the scoring with a two-run double in the second inning. The right-handed hitter also doubled in his next at-bat. Roberts skied a three-run homer over the scoreboard in his final at-bat of the day. The middle infielder produced three hits, all for extra bases, five RBI, and two runs.
Pitcher of the Game: Jake Brooks (UCLA) shut down the Red Sox in the middle innings. Brooks entered the game in the third inning with one out and pitched through the sixth. Brooks didn’t allow a single run and allowed just one hit over 3.2 innings pitched. Through two appearances, Brooks hasnt allowed a run in 5.1 IP. Brooks’ scoreless innings gave him his first W of the season.
Key statistic: 18. The Kettleers produced 18 hits tonight. Cole Cummings (UC Santa Barbara) joined Gold and Roberts with three hits each. Three other hitters had multiple hits. Four of the 18 hits left the yard. Every single starter had a hit and reached base at least two times. Cotuit also struck out just five times as they made consistent hard contact through the night.
Cotuit: 16 Runs / 18 Hits / 3 Errors
Yarmouth-Dennis: 5 Runs / 8 Hits / 1 Error
Winning pitcher: Jake Brooks, 1-0
Up next: Cotuit @ Brewster, 6/26 @ 5PM
We’ll have more with a full game story in the morning.