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DG Baseball: Pizza Chef cooks up two wins in DG Major Division action

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DG Major Division

Pizza Chef moved to a record of 5-4-1 with an impressive 11-1 victory over Chief Board and Sport. Pizza Chef used a 13-hit attack led by Jeremy Franco (three hits, two RBIs), Nick DeFalco (two hits, two RBIs), Manny Alvarez (two hits, two runs scored) and big hits by Sean Fitzgerald, Rob Vetro, Andrew Kovach, Adam Breidbart and Tommy Schreiber. Shreiber pitched three strong innings, striking out six for his fifth win and Franco picked up his fourth save, pitching one-hit ball the rest of the way while striking out five.

In a very exciting game, Pizza Chef defeated Eurotech, 11-8. Pizza Chef opened up an early six-run lead behind the strong hitting of Adam Breidbart, Manny Alvarez, Andrew Kovach and Nick DeFalco. Eurotech battled back behind the strong hitting of Vito Gelo and Zamir Zayfarel, who hit a grand slam home run to tie the game at 8-8. Strong pitching byTommy Shreiber and Jeremy Franco and a stellar defensive play by Sean Fitzgerald helped keep Eurotech at bay. In the fifth inning, Adam Breidbart led things off with a long triple to center field and scored the go-ahead run on a double by Nick DeFalco. Pizza Chef added two more runs, giving the team 11 for the game. Robert Vetro, Mike Vlachos and Marcos Rodriguez also made strong contributions to the victory.

DG Minor Division

In a well-played game by both teams, Re/Max Universal held on for a 9-6 win over Cristom Construction. Cristom jumped out to a 1-0 first inning lead on a run-scoring triple by Rich DiNardo. Re/Max came back with two runs in the second inning on a triple by Dennis Brennan and an RBI from DJ Rooney. Re/Max widened their lead with six runs in the third on hits by Joe Townsend, David Legaz, Kenny Lehr, Patrick Berndt, Anthony Romano and Manny Barcena. Cristom fought back with five runs of their own, the key hit a tw- run double by Shane Lowery, but Re/Max was able to hold the lead in the fifth and sixth innings and get the win.

Posted 7:06 pm, October 10, 2011
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