Blue Sox 3, Reds 2
Matt Karis pitched five strong innings to record the win when the Lexington Blue Sox edged the Watertown Reds 3-2 at Victory Field on Tuesday night. With the win, Lexington takes a 2-1 lead in the series.
Dan Graham and Jeff Vigurs both had RBI singles and Dave Ahern scored the game winning run on a wild pitch.
Borja Jones-Berasaluce worked a scoreless sixth and Jeff Blount blanked the Reds in the seventh to get the save.
Dan Chaisson, with a solo homer, and Kyle LaVigne, drove in the Reds’ runs.
Jonathan Bishop went all seven innings for Watertown and struck out five.
Bulldogs 5, Chiefs 2
The Reading Bulldogs used some sparkling defense, and got six solid innings from Wayne Lundgren, to beat the Andre Chiefs in Game Three, 5-2. The Chiefs lead the series 2-1.
Steve Busby had a 3 for 3 evening, and along with Darren Hartwell, turned in several outstanding plays in the outfield. Kyle Devin, Chris Bosco, Johnny Hayes, Mike Taylor, and Busby, all drove in a run for Reading.
Juan Portes provided all the scoring for the Chiefs with a two run homer in the bottom of third inning.
Sam Kasten went the distance for the Chiefs and struck out nine batters.
It’s on to Game Four for both series on Wednesday night.
The Chiefs and Bulldogs meet at Morelli Field in Melrose and the Reds and Blue Sox get together at Lexington High with both games starting at 8;00 PM.