ICL Begins Second Half with Four Wednesday Games

Following the Fourth of July break, the ICL will resume play tonight (Wednesday) with four games on the docket.

The Wakefield Merchants host the Arlington Trojans at Walsh Field at 6:00 PM, the Reading Bulldogs and Melrose Americans will meet at Morelli Field at 7:30 PM, the Watertown Reds host the Andre Chiefs at Victory Field at 7:45 PM, and the Somerville Royals visit the Blue Sox in Lexington at 8:00 PM.

The ICL’s all-stars will participate in the annual EMass Baseball Classic on Saturday at Morelli Field in Melrose. The ICL will meet the Boston Park League at 1:00 PM. The Cranberry League and the Yawkey League will play at 4:00 PM, with the winners of the first two games to meet at 7:30 PM.

Lundgren Fires 1-Hitter for Reading, Merchants-Sox in 3-3 Rain Shortened Tie

Wayne Lundgren (2-1) fired a complete game one-hitter to lead the Reading Bulldogs to a 4-1 over the Trojans in Arlington on Friday. Jordan Roper led the Bulldogs’ offense with two hits, including a triple, and a couple of RBI. Lundgren struck out five and didn’t walk a batter. Mike DeDonato and Kyle Devin drove in the other Reading runs. Richie Cardillo took the loss for Arlington.

In Lexington, the Wakefield Merchants scored three times in the top of the sixth inning, to tie the game at 3-3, before the rains came and the teams played to a weather shortened deadlock. Mike Sorrentino had three hits, scored a run, and had an RBI for Wakefield. Justin Silvestro (2 hits) had an RBI triple for the Blue Sox in the fourth inning.

The ICL begins its annual Fourth of July Break today. League play will resume next Wednesday, July 6th.