Justin Silvestro’s two run single in the bottom of the fifth inning was the key hit when the Blue Sox edged the Reading Bulldogs 3-2 in Lexington. Matt Karis (1-1) went six strong innings to get the win and Chris Law recorded his fourth save of the year. Mike DeDonato had an RBI triple and Kyle Devin added two hits for the Bulldogs. Wayne Lundgren (3-2) took the loss.
At Maplewood, the Chiefs scored three times in the bottom of the fifth inning to break a 1-1 tie and beat the Trojans 4-1. Mitchell Clegg (3-3) outdueled Evan Walsh to get the complete game win. Mike Burgoyne led the Chiefs’ offense with two hits, including a two RBI double, and two runs scored.
On Tuesday, the Americans host the Watertown Reds at Morelli Field in Melrose at 7:30 PM and the Blue Sox visit the Somerville Royals at Trum Field at 8:15 PM.