Chris Hopkins, Matt Hosman, and John Jennings each had doubles and two RBI to lead the Melrose Americans to 7-1 win over the Reading Bulldogs at Morelli Field. Chris Mitchell (4-2) went 5.1 innings to get the win with help from Aran Hamilton-Grenham, who pitched the last 1.2 innings to record the save.
In Malden, Josh Desai threw a complete game four-hitter, and Peter Copa belted a grand slam, when the Andre Chiefs scored seven times in the fourth inning to beat the Wakefield Merchants 9-2. Mike Andre and Mike Burgoyne each had two hits for the Chiefs. Mark Webber drove in both of the Merchants runs with a third inning triple and a fifth inning single. Desai, now 3-0, struck out seven.
On Tuesday, the Somerville Royals host the Arlington Trojans at Trum Field at 8:15 PM in the only ICL game on the schedule.