Chris Hopkins went 3 for 3, and the Melrose Americans got a couple of hits each from Dan Cacciola, Kyle Cortese, and Mike Goddu, as well as a two RBI single from Dave Center, to beat the Blue Sox in Lexington 6-2. Shawn Smeglin (2-2) pitched 4.2 innings, allowing just four hits, to earn his second win. Aran Hamilton-Grenham threw 2.1 innings of no-hit ball to earn his third save. Matt Karis (1-1) took the loss.
Alibrandis scored four times in the bottom of the sixth inning to come from behind and beat the Malden Maddogs 7-5 at Ferullo Field. Teddy Dziuba led the way at the plate with a double and three RBi’s and Bobby Barrett added three hits for Alibrandis. Bryan Saffelle (1-0) got the win in relief of Brian Tanguay and James Cramphin recorded the save.