Devin Curley pitched six innings, allowing a run on two infield hits and a walk with five strikeouts to help lift the Lynn English baseball team to a 9-1 win over Somerville on Wednesday afternoon. It was Curley’s first game back on the diamond after suffering a broken left collarbone.
For the Bulldogs, Briston Maynard had two singles and an RBI, Juan Subervi had a single, double and three RBI, Alex Rodriguez had a triple and two walks.
English’s bats were quiet until the Bulldogs got two runs in the fourth. They broke the game open with six more in the fifth.
Swampscott 8, Beverly 5
Ryan Gracialewent 3-for-4 with a home run. Graham Inzana went 2-2 with a walk. Save Max pegnato had bases loaded in the 5th inning, a big jam in the 6th, and the 7th inning finished with a three inning score. The Big Blue play at Classical Monday.
Medford 5, Salem 1
The tough start to the season continued for the Witches Wednesday. Ruben Baez had two hits and Bobby Jellison had an RBI single in the loss.
Salem (0-2) will play Everett on Monday.
Danvers 8, Peabody 4
The Tanners cruised through the first four innings with a 4-1 lead and still led 4-3 after five, but couldn’t hold it to fall to 1-1.
Starter Alex D’Angelo was dominant and carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning. He was tagged for three runs (two unearned) and just two hits in 4 2/3 innings. Joe Gilmartin, who had a huge day at the plate going 3-for-4 with a double and one RBI, but was charged with the hard luck loss. He gave up five runs in 2 1/3 innings of relief, all of them unearned. Catcher Eric DeMayo had a 2-run single, while Trevor Lodi had an RBI single for the Tanners. Cole Cuzzi (double), Jake Irvine (2 runs scored), Jake Gustin (run) and Evan Mullen also had base hits. The Falcons improved to 2-0. Peabody’s at Malden Monday.
Malden Catholic 4, St. Mary’s 0
Lou Vidal pitched well despite the loss, battling his way out of several jams throughout his five-plus innings of work. Malden Catholic was able to grind out runs by playing station-to-station baseball and the Spartans simply couldn’t get anything going with the bats.
“I liked the way we competed out there for the most part, but we still need to compete more at the plate,” said St. Mary’s coach Derek Dana.
St. Mary’s (1-2) plays on the road at Catholic Central League rival Bishop Fenwick on Saturday.
BC High 1, St. John’s Prep 0
The Eagles didn’t have much against BC High pitcher and top pitching prospect Mike Vasil. Vasil rolled over the Prep, one-hitting them and nearly pitching a perfect game. It was Tyler MacGregor’s single in the seventh inning that broke up Vasil’s perfect game bid.
The Eagles (1-2) will be on the road at St. Peter-Marian on Friday.