WASHINGTON, PA –  The Road Warrior Black Sox defeated the Tupper Lake Riverpigs 13-3 in today’s Empire League series action.

The Road Warrior Black Sox exploded offensively in the top of the 3rd when Zane Gelphman hit a sacrifice fly to bring in the first run of the game. Derek Reddy would score on a wild pitch ball 4, Omar Artsen would score on a error and a double by Marten Pauwels would drive in two runs to make it 5-0.

Sean Lubreski started for the Black Sox and cruised through the Riverpigs lineup as he took a no-hitter into the 5th inning when Marcus Guzman of the Riverpigs singled to center field to break up the no-no. Lubreski

In the bottom of 6th inning the Riverpigs would get the ball rolling when Cameron Plank singled, Tyler Bailey followed with a double and Marcus Guzman belted his first home run of the season over the left field wall. A 3 run shot to cut down the deficit to 2.

The Black Sox would answer in the top of the 7th inning when Zane Gelphman and Frank Podkul went back to back off relief pitcher Stephen Cardiello. They would score 4 runs in the the top of the 7th to take a 9-3 lead.

Newly acquired Joseph Lara was the starter for the Riverpigs throwing 3 innings allowing 5 runs on 3 hits and striking out 3 batters. Also newly acquired RHP Blinger Perez would do damage control for the Riverpigs tossing 3 innings not allowing another run.

Winning pitcher is Sean Lubreski while Joseph Lara would take the loss.

Both teams will continue play tomorrow at 11:00am and 3:00pm.

Article by Empire Media