TWO PITCHERS TEAM UP AS FORT WASHINGTON GENERALS SHUTS OUT ROSLYN

Fort Washington Generals defeated Roslyn 3-0 on Thursday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Justin Horn induced a double-play from Josh Persing to finish off the game. The pitching was strong on both sides. Fort Washington Generals pitchers struck out three, while Paul Poppert sat down seven.

Fort Washington Generals took an early lead in the first inning. Brian McPeak doubled on a 1-2 count in the first inning, scoring two runs. McPeak also drove in the Generals 3rd run, when after a JT Breslin ground rule double and a Jake Dianno single, McPeak hit a long Sacrifice Fly.

One bright spot for Roslyn was a single by Colin Kelly in the first inning.

David Keller earned the win for Fort Washington Generals. He pitched six innings, surrendering zero runs, four hits, and striking out three. Justin Horn recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Fort Washington Generals. Poppert took the loss for Roslyn. He threw six innings, allowing three runs, seven hits, and striking out seven.

Owen Lawn, Greg Cooper, Jake Dianno, Jack Jamison, JT Breslin, Matt Hebling, and McPeak each managed one hit to lead Fort Washington Generals. Fort Washington Generals didn’t commit a single error in the field. Noel Franczyk had 12 chances in the field, the most on the team.

Roslyn was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Josh Persing had the most chances in the field with eight.

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