Game 34: Cotuit Kettleers (16-16-1) at Wareham Gatemen (11-18-5)
Where: Lowell Park
When: 4:30 PM
Probable Cotuit starter: Dalton Rogers (1-0, 2.70 ERA, 10 IP)
Last game result: Cotuit 16-6 Falmouth
The Cotuit Kettleers are the hottest team on the Cape. The Kettleers are coming off their fourth straight win, a 16-6 win over Falmouth last night. The Commodores will make their way to Lowell Park today for the backend of a home-and-home series. With the second-place Kettleers just a couple percentage points above of third-place Falmouth, tonight’s game is crucial.
Dalton Rogers (Southern Miss) will be on the mound for the Kettleers tonight. Rogers last start came on July 25th at Wareham. Rogers didn’t allow a hit and struck out six over three innings. He allowed one run as he walked five. The southpaw has compiled a 2.70 ERA over 10 innings pitched in four games.
Cotuit’s bats have been scorching hot the last two games. The Kettleers have scored 28 runs in the last two games and double digit runs in three of the last four. Ryan Ritter (Kentucky) is 14 for his last 25 and riding an eight-game hitting streak. Eric Brown Jr. (Coastal Carolina) and Jace Grady (Dallas Baptist) both had four hits and a home run last night. Brett Roberts (Florida State) also had four hits.