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Boulders Take Series With A 9-2 Win Over Ottawa

By Alexis DeRienzo, 06/01/16, 9:45PM EDT


Boulders are victorious in last game of the series with active bats and 8 scoreless innings by Budkevics.

Ottawa, ON- After falling short to the Champions last night, The Boulders come back with a big 9-2 win to take the series.

Laetten Gailbrath takes the mound for Ottawa this evening and throws two scoreless innings.  In the top of the 3rd, he gives up a single to Ray Frias.  During the at bat of Jared McDonald, Frias steals second and advances to third on an error by the catcher.  With McDonald’s RBI single scoring in Frias, The Boulders take the lead, 1-0.

After two more scoreless innings, Junior Arrojo advances to first with a single.  He then earns his 6th stolen base of the season.  Arrojo is then brought home on a single by Mike Schwartz, increasing Rockland’s lead to 2-0.

Then comes the seventh inning where Alex DeBellis earns a single.  Mike Montville then follows advancing to first.  Frias comes up with a single to load up the bases for McDonald. McDonald works a walk and in comes DeBellis with the Boulder’s 3rd run of the night.  Arrojo is back and earns a bases clearing triple to left field, making the score 6-0 Rockland.

Ottawa proceeds with a pitching change to Calvin Rayburn, but that does not stop The Boulders.  Ragira starts off with a lead off single, followed by a single by DeBellis.  Riley Palmer rips it up the middle scoring Ragira.  Montville walks and the bases are loaded for Frias.  Frias also walks and DeBellis comes home again.  After McDonald’s sac fly, Palmer then scores and the Boulders are now up 9-0.

After 8 scoreless innings for Bo Budkevics, Edgar Valle takes the mound at the bottom of the ninth.  After a walk by Donal Duarte and a two- run shot by Kenny Bryant, the Boulders get out of it with a 9-2 victory to take back home to Pomona.

Tomorrow night the Boulders face the Quebec Capitales at our very own Palisades Credit Union Park at 7:00 pm.