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April 26, 0018 Bentley at Merrimack

(17-16, 11-7 NE10)
14
(21-14, 13-8 NE10)
19
Line Score
Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Bentley 0 7 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 14 14 7
Merrimack 3 2 0 4 0 3 6 1 X 19 15 6

Box Score

Bentley
Merrimack

Bentley Batters

Hitters AB R H RBI BB SO LOB
Max Troiani cf 4 3 2 0 1 1 2
Charlie Auditore 3b 5 2 1 2 1 1 0
Brandon Grover rf 4 2 2 1 1 0 0
Mike Samko 2b 6 1 2 4 0 0 0
Ryan Berardino 1b 6 2 1 3 0 0 4
Nathan Littman c 5 2 3 2 1 1 0
Austin Farry dh 5 1 2 0 1 1 0
Christopher Butler ss 4 0 0 0 1 2 3
Luke Figueira lf 5 1 1 0 0 2 3
Evan Walsh p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Greg Johnson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gary Farnham p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jimmy Hodgson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Will Rossiter p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 44 14 14 12 6 8 12
Batting
2B: Max Troiani (2) , Mike Samko
HR: Ryan Berardino , Nathan Littman
RBI: Charlie Auditore (2) , Brandon Grover , Mike Samko (4) , Ryan Berardino (3) , Nathan Littman (2)
Baserunning
SB: Max Troiani , Charlie Auditore
Fielding
E: Charlie Auditore , Mike Samko (2) , Christopher Butler (3) , Evan Walsh

Merrimack Batters

Hitters AB R H RBI BB SO LOB
Joey Porricelli 3b 4 2 2 0 2 0 1
Tyler Lyne cf 5 3 2 0 1 0 0
Michael Jamele cf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Matthew Ronai dh 4 4 2 1 0 1 0
Matt Nicholson rf 4 4 3 2 1 1 0
Thomas Joyce 1b 5 3 5 4 0 0 0
William Keegan 1b 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Cory Wasylow lf 4 2 1 4 1 0 0
Ricky Smith c 3 0 0 2 1 1 4
Anthony Garbarino 2b 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
Mike Hoalcraft 2b 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nick Shumski ss 5 0 0 0 0 0 3
Daniel Amidon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Lupi p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Trevor Cooley p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Garrett Hudson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stephen Fleury p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cam Monagle p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PJ Browne p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 38 19 15 15 6 3 8
Batting
2B: Joey Porricelli , Matthew Ronai , Thomas Joyce (2) , Cory Wasylow
3B: Thomas Joyce
RBI: Matthew Ronai , Matt Nicholson (2) , Thomas Joyce (4) , William Keegan , Cory Wasylow (4) , Ricky Smith (2) , Anthony Garbarino
Sac Fly: William Keegan , Cory Wasylow , Ricky Smith (2)
Baserunning
CS: Joey Porricelli
Fielding
E: Joey Porricelli , Cory Wasylow , Anthony Garbarino , Nick Shumski (3)

Bentley Pitchers

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR
Evan Walsh 0.2 1 3 0 3 0 0
Greg Johnson (L, 1-1) 5.1 10 9 7 1 2 0
Gary Farnham 0.0 0 3 3 2 0 0
Jimmy Hodgson 1.0 2 3 2 0 1 0
Will Rossiter 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0
Totals 8.0 15 19 13 6 3 0
Pitching
Batters faced: Evan Walsh (8) , Greg Johnson (28) , Gary Farnham (3) , Jimmy Hodgson (7) , Will Rossiter (6)
HBP: Evan Walsh , Gary Farnham , Jimmy Hodgson , Will Rossiter
Pitches-Strikes: Evan Walsh (29-9), Greg Johnson (93-62), Gary Farnham (11-7), Jimmy Hodgson (30-17), Will Rossiter (12-7)

Merrimack Pitchers

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR
Daniel Amidon 1.2 3 7 4 4 3 0
Anthony Lupi 2.1 4 2 2 0 1 0
Trevor Cooley (W, 2-0) 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0
Garrett Hudson 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Stephen Fleury 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1
Cam Monagle 0.1 4 4 4 1 0 1
PJ Browne 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 9.0 14 14 11 6 8 2
Pitching
Batters faced: Daniel Amidon (15) , Anthony Lupi (13) , Trevor Cooley (8) , Garrett Hudson (3) , Stephen Fleury (6) , Cam Monagle (6) , PJ Browne (2)
HBP: Daniel Amidon (2) , Anthony Lupi
Pitches-Strikes: Daniel Amidon (59-28), Anthony Lupi (41-28), Trevor Cooley (30-19), Garrett Hudson (6-6), Stephen Fleury (26-16), Cam Monagle (25-14), PJ Browne (5-4)

Scoring Summary

Innings Play V - H
1st Matthew Ronai reached first on a fielding error by ss; Tyler Lyne scored, unearned. 0 - 1
1st Cory Wasylow reached on a fielder's choice, RBI; Thomas Joyce out at second p to ss; Matt Nicholson advanced to third; Matthew Ronai scored, unearned. 0 - 2
1st Anthony Garbarino hit by pitch, RBI; Ricky Smith advanced to second; Cory Wasylow advanced to third; Matt Nicholson scored, unearned. 0 - 3
2nd Charlie Auditore singled to left field, 2 RBI; Max Troiani advanced to second; Austin Farry scored; Nathan Littman scored. 2 - 3
2nd Mike Samko doubled down the lf line, 2 RBI; Brandon Grover advanced to third; Charlie Auditore scored; Max Troiani scored. 4 - 3
2nd Ryan Berardino reached first on a fielding error by ss, advanced to second on a throwing error by ss; Mike Samko scored, unearned; Brandon Grover Brandon Grover, unearned. 5 - 3
2nd Nathan Littman singled through the right side, RBI; Ryan Berardino scored, unearned. 6 - 3
2nd Matthew Ronai singled to center field, RBI; Joey Porricelli scored. 6 - 4
2nd Cory Wasylow reached first on a throwing error by 3b, advanced to second on the error; Thomas Joyce advanced to second, advanced to third on the error; Matthew Ronai scored, unearned. 6 - 5
3rd Mike Samko singled to left field, 2 RBI, advanced to second on the throw; Max Troiani scored; Luke Figueira Luke Figueira. 7 - 5
4th Matt Nicholson singled up the middle, RBI; Matthew Ronai advanced to third; Tyler Lyne scored. 7 - 6
4th Thomas Joyce doubled to right field, RBI; Matt Nicholson advanced to third; Matthew Ronai scored. 7 - 7
4th Cory Wasylow flied out to cf, sacrifice fly, RBI; Thomas Joyce advanced to third; Matt Nicholson scored. 7 - 8
4th Ricky Smith flied out to rf, sacrifice fly, RBI; Thomas Joyce scored. 7 - 9
6th Thomas Joyce tripled to right center, RBI; Matt Nicholson scored. 7 - 10
6th Ricky Smith flied out to lf, sacrifice fly, RBI; Thomas Joyce scored. 7 - 11
6th Nick Shumski reached on a fielder's choice, advanced to second; Mike Hoalcraft advanced to second on a fielding error by ss, advanced to third on a throwing error by ss; Cory Wasylow scored, unearned. 7 - 12
7th Matt Nicholson hit by pitch, RBI; Matthew Ronai advanced to second; Tyler Lyne advanced to third; Joey Porricelli scored. 7 - 13
7th Thomas Joyce doubled to left field, 2 RBI; Matt Nicholson advanced to third; Matthew Ronai scored; Tyler Lyne Tyler Lyne. 7 - 14
7th Cory Wasylow doubled to left field, 2 RBI; Thomas Joyce scored; Matt Nicholson scored. 7 - 16
7th Nick Shumski reached first on a fielding error by 2b; Cory Wasylow scored, unearned. 7 - 17
8th Ryan Berardino homered to center field, RBI. 8 - 17
8th William Keegan lined out to lf, sacrifice fly, RBI; Michael Jamele scored. 8 - 18
9th Charlie Auditore singled through the right side, RBI; Max Troiani advanced to second; Luke Figueira scored. 9 - 18
9th Mike Samko homered to left field, 3 RBI; Charlie Auditore scored; Max Troiani Max Troiani. 11 - 18

Other Information

Play By Play

Scoring Summary

Innings Play V - H
1st Matthew Ronai reached first on a fielding error by ss; Tyler Lyne scored, unearned. 0 - 1
1st Cory Wasylow reached on a fielder's choice, RBI; Thomas Joyce out at second p to ss; Matt Nicholson advanced to third; Matthew Ronai scored, unearned. 0 - 2
1st Anthony Garbarino hit by pitch, RBI; Ricky Smith advanced to second; Cory Wasylow advanced to third; Matt Nicholson scored, unearned. 0 - 3
2nd Charlie Auditore singled to left field, 2 RBI; Max Troiani advanced to second; Austin Farry scored; Nathan Littman scored. 2 - 3
2nd Mike Samko doubled down the lf line, 2 RBI; Brandon Grover advanced to third; Charlie Auditore scored; Max Troiani scored. 4 - 3
2nd Ryan Berardino reached first on a fielding error by ss, advanced to second on a throwing error by ss; Mike Samko scored, unearned; Brandon Grover Brandon Grover, unearned. 5 - 3
2nd Nathan Littman singled through the right side, RBI; Ryan Berardino scored, unearned. 6 - 3
2nd Matthew Ronai singled to center field, RBI; Joey Porricelli scored. 6 - 4
2nd Cory Wasylow reached first on a throwing error by 3b, advanced to second on the error; Thomas Joyce advanced to second, advanced to third on the error; Matthew Ronai scored, unearned. 6 - 5
3rd Mike Samko singled to left field, 2 RBI, advanced to second on the throw; Max Troiani scored; Luke Figueira Luke Figueira. 7 - 5
4th Matt Nicholson singled up the middle, RBI; Matthew Ronai advanced to third; Tyler Lyne scored. 7 - 6
4th Thomas Joyce doubled to right field, RBI; Matt Nicholson advanced to third; Matthew Ronai scored. 7 - 7
4th Cory Wasylow flied out to cf, sacrifice fly, RBI; Thomas Joyce advanced to third; Matt Nicholson scored. 7 - 8
4th Ricky Smith flied out to rf, sacrifice fly, RBI; Thomas Joyce scored. 7 - 9
6th Thomas Joyce tripled to right center, RBI; Matt Nicholson scored. 7 - 10
6th Ricky Smith flied out to lf, sacrifice fly, RBI; Thomas Joyce scored. 7 - 11
6th Nick Shumski reached on a fielder's choice, advanced to second; Mike Hoalcraft advanced to second on a fielding error by ss, advanced to third on a throwing error by ss; Cory Wasylow scored, unearned. 7 - 12
7th Matt Nicholson hit by pitch, RBI; Matthew Ronai advanced to second; Tyler Lyne advanced to third; Joey Porricelli scored. 7 - 13
7th Thomas Joyce doubled to left field, 2 RBI; Matt Nicholson advanced to third; Matthew Ronai scored; Tyler Lyne Tyler Lyne. 7 - 14
7th Cory Wasylow doubled to left field, 2 RBI; Thomas Joyce scored; Matt Nicholson scored. 7 - 16
7th Nick Shumski reached first on a fielding error by 2b; Cory Wasylow scored, unearned. 7 - 17
8th Ryan Berardino homered to center field, RBI. 8 - 17
8th William Keegan lined out to lf, sacrifice fly, RBI; Michael Jamele scored. 8 - 18
9th Charlie Auditore singled through the right side, RBI; Max Troiani advanced to second; Luke Figueira scored. 9 - 18
9th Mike Samko homered to left field, 3 RBI; Charlie Auditore scored; Max Troiani Max Troiani. 11 - 18

All Plays

Top of 1st Inning

Max Troiani walked.
Max Troiani advanced to second on a passed ball.
Max Troiani advanced to third on a passed ball.
Charlie Auditore struck out looking. (1 out)
Brandon Grover hit by pitch.
Mike Samko grounded out to p; Brandon Grover advanced to second. (2 out)
Ryan Berardino lined out to lf. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 0 Errors , 2 LOB

Bottom of 1st Inning

Joey Porricelli walked.
Tyler Lyne reached on a fielder's choice; Joey Porricelli out at second ss to 2b. (1 out)
Tyler Lyne advanced to second on an error by p, advanced to third on the error, failed pickoff attempt.
Matthew Ronai reached first on a fielding error by ss; Tyler Lyne scored, unearned.
Matthew Ronai advanced to second on a passed ball.
Matt Nicholson walked.
Thomas Joyce singled to left field; Matt Nicholson advanced to second; Matthew Ronai advanced to third.
Cory Wasylow reached on a fielder's choice, RBI; Thomas Joyce out at second p to ss; Matt Nicholson advanced to third; Matthew Ronai scored, unearned.
Ricky Smith walked; Cory Wasylow advanced to second.
Anthony Garbarino hit by pitch, RBI; Ricky Smith advanced to second; Cory Wasylow advanced to third; Matt Nicholson scored, unearned.
Greg Johnson to p for Evan Walsh.
Nick Shumski reached on a fielder's choice; Anthony Garbarino advanced to second; Ricky Smith advanced to third; Cory Wasylow out at home c unassisted.
Inning Summary: 3 Runs , 1 Hits , 2 Errors , 3 LOB

Top of 2nd Inning

Nathan Littman walked.
Austin Farry walked; Nathan Littman advanced to second.
Christopher Butler struck out swinging. (1 out)
Luke Figueira struck out swinging. (2 out)
Max Troiani hit by pitch; Austin Farry advanced to second; Nathan Littman advanced to third.
Charlie Auditore singled to left field, 2 RBI; Max Troiani advanced to second; Austin Farry scored; Nathan Littman scored.
Charlie Auditore stole second; Max Troiani stole third.
Brandon Grover walked.
Mike Samko doubled down the lf line, 2 RBI; Brandon Grover advanced to third; Charlie Auditore scored; Max Troiani scored.
Ryan Berardino reached first on a fielding error by ss, advanced to second on a throwing error by ss; Mike Samko scored, unearned; Brandon Grover Brandon Grover, unearned.
Nathan Littman singled through the right side, RBI; Ryan Berardino scored, unearned.
Anthony Lupi to p for Daniel Amidon.
Austin Farry singled to pitcher; Nathan Littman advanced to second.
Christopher Butler popped up to 2b. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 6 Runs , 4 Hits , 2 Errors , 2 LOB

Bottom of 2nd Inning

Joey Porricelli doubled to right center.
Tyler Lyne grounded out to ss; Joey Porricelli advanced to third. (1 out)
Matthew Ronai singled to center field, RBI; Joey Porricelli scored.
Matt Nicholson struck out swinging. (2 out)
Thomas Joyce singled to left center; Matthew Ronai advanced to third.
Cory Wasylow reached first on a throwing error by 3b, advanced to second on the error; Thomas Joyce advanced to second, advanced to third on the error; Matthew Ronai scored, unearned.
Ricky Smith grounded out to 3b. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 2 Runs , 3 Hits , 1 Errors , 2 LOB

Top of 3rd Inning

Luke Figueira singled through the left side.
Max Troiani doubled to right center; Luke Figueira advanced to third.
Charlie Auditore grounded out to 1b unassisted. (1 out)
Brandon Grover popped up to 3b. (2 out)
Mike Samko singled to left field, 2 RBI, advanced to second on the throw; Max Troiani scored; Luke Figueira Luke Figueira.
Ryan Berardino grounded out to 2b. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 1 Runs , 3 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Bottom of 3rd Inning

Anthony Garbarino grounded out to 1b unassisted. (1 out)
Nick Shumski grounded out to 2b. (2 out)
Joey Porricelli grounded out to ss. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Top of 4th Inning

Nathan Littman flied out to rf. (1 out)
Austin Farry struck out looking. (2 out)
Christopher Butler hit by pitch.
Luke Figueira Dropped foul ball, E4DF; Christopher Butler advanced to second.
Luke Figueira popped up to 1b. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 1 Errors , 1 LOB

Bottom of 4th Inning

Tyler Lyne singled up the middle.
Matthew Ronai doubled to left field; Tyler Lyne advanced to third.
Matt Nicholson singled up the middle, RBI; Matthew Ronai advanced to third; Tyler Lyne scored.
Thomas Joyce doubled to right field, RBI; Matt Nicholson advanced to third; Matthew Ronai scored.
Cory Wasylow flied out to cf, sacrifice fly, RBI; Thomas Joyce advanced to third; Matt Nicholson scored.
Ricky Smith flied out to rf, sacrifice fly, RBI; Thomas Joyce scored.
Anthony Garbarino grounded out to ss. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 4 Runs , 4 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Top of 5th Inning

Trevor Cooley to p for Anthony Lupi.
Max Troiani flied out to lf. (1 out)
Charlie Auditore singled to right field.
Brandon Grover lined out to lf. (2 out)
Mike Samko grounded out to 3b. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 1 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Bottom of 5th Inning

Nick Shumski grounded out to 3b. (1 out)
Joey Porricelli singled to pitcher, bunt.
Joey Porricelli out at second c to ss, caught stealing. (2 out)
Tyler Lyne grounded out to ss. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 1 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Top of 6th Inning

Ryan Berardino struck out swinging. (1 out)
Nathan Littman singled to left field, advanced to second on an error by lf.
Austin Farry grounded out to 1b unassisted; Nathan Littman advanced to third. (2 out)
Christopher Butler struck out swinging. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 1 Hits , 1 Errors , 1 LOB

Bottom of 6th Inning

Matthew Ronai struck out looking. (1 out)
Matt Nicholson singled to center field.
Thomas Joyce tripled to right center, RBI; Matt Nicholson scored.
Cory Wasylow walked.
Ricky Smith flied out to lf, sacrifice fly, RBI; Thomas Joyce scored.
Mike Hoalcraft pinch hit for Anthony Garbarino.
Mike Hoalcraft reached first on a fielding error by 2b; Cory Wasylow advanced to second.
Nick Shumski reached on a fielder's choice, advanced to second; Mike Hoalcraft advanced to second on a fielding error by ss, advanced to third on a throwing error by ss; Cory Wasylow scored, unearned.
Mike Hoalcraft out at home 2b to c. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 3 Runs , 2 Hits , 3 Errors , 2 LOB

Top of 7th Inning

Mike Hoalcraft to 2b.
Garrett Hudson to p for Trevor Cooley.
Luke Figueira struck out looking. (1 out)
Max Troiani grounded out to 2b. (2 out)
Charlie Auditore popped up to 1b. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Bottom of 7th Inning

Gary Farnham to p for Greg Johnson.
Joey Porricelli walked.
Tyler Lyne walked; Joey Porricelli advanced to second.
Tyler Lyne advanced to second on a balk; Joey Porricelli advanced to third on a balk.
Matthew Ronai hit by pitch.
Jimmy Hodgson to p for Gary Farnham.
Matt Nicholson hit by pitch, RBI; Matthew Ronai advanced to second; Tyler Lyne advanced to third; Joey Porricelli scored.
Thomas Joyce doubled to left field, 2 RBI; Matt Nicholson advanced to third; Matthew Ronai scored; Tyler Lyne Tyler Lyne.
Cory Wasylow doubled to left field, 2 RBI; Thomas Joyce scored; Matt Nicholson scored.
Ricky Smith struck out swinging. (1 out)
Mike Hoalcraft grounded out to 3b. (2 out)
Nick Shumski reached first on a fielding error by 2b; Cory Wasylow scored, unearned.
Joey Porricelli reached on a fielder's choice; Nick Shumski out at second ss to 2b. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 5 Runs , 2 Hits , 1 Errors , 1 LOB

Top of 8th Inning

William Keegan to 1b for Thomas Joyce.
Stephen Fleury to p for Garrett Hudson.
Brandon Grover out at first 1b to p. (1 out)
Mike Samko grounded out to ss. (2 out)
Ryan Berardino homered to center field, RBI.
Nathan Littman reached first on a fielding error by ss.
Austin Farry walked; Nathan Littman advanced to second.
Christopher Butler grounded out to ss. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 1 Runs , 1 Hits , 1 Errors , 2 LOB

Bottom of 8th Inning

Will Rossiter to p for Jimmy Hodgson.
Tyler Lyne singled through the left side.
Michael Jamele pinch ran for Tyler Lyne.
Matthew Ronai hit by pitch; Michael Jamele advanced to second.
Matt Nicholson singled through the left side; Matthew Ronai advanced to second; Michael Jamele advanced to third.
William Keegan lined out to lf, sacrifice fly, RBI; Michael Jamele scored.
Cory Wasylow out at first 1b to p; Matt Nicholson advanced to second; Matthew Ronai advanced to third. (2 out)
Ricky Smith grounded out to p. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 1 Runs , 2 Hits , 0 Errors , 2 LOB

Top of 9th Inning

Michael Jamele to cf.
Cam Monagle to p for Stephen Fleury.
Luke Figueira doubled to right center.
Max Troiani walked.
Charlie Auditore singled through the right side, RBI; Max Troiani advanced to second; Luke Figueira scored.
Brandon Grover Dropped foul ball, E5.
Brandon Grover flied out to lf. (1 out)
Max Troiani advanced to third on a passed ball.
Mike Samko homered to left field, 3 RBI; Charlie Auditore scored; Max Troiani Max Troiani.
Ryan Berardino singled through the left side.
PJ Browne to p for Cam Monagle.
Nathan Littman reached on a fielder's choice; Ryan Berardino out at second 3b to 2b. (2 out)
Austin Farry struck out swinging. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 3 Runs , 4 Hits , 1 Errors , 1 LOB