Worcester leads wire-to-wire to take the 8-5 win over the Wachusett Dirt Dawgs in critical western division matchup on Monday night at Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field.
Score: Worcester Bravehearts 8, Wachusett Dirt Dawgs 5
Records: Wachusett Dirt Dawgs (22-19) | Worcester Bravehearts (19-22)
How it Happened
Worcester got on the board in the bottom of the second inning as they plated two unearned runs with two outs in the frame. The Bravehearts extend their lead in the third inning as they scored three runs to push their lead to 5-0.
The Dawgs got on the score board in the top of the fourth inning as they scored four runs on a single by Jake Byrne (Assumption) and a three run shot to right field by Nolan Kessinger (UMass Amherst).
The Bravehearts added an insurance run in the bottom of the fifth inning, before Zach Tower (Franklin Pierce) hit a solo homerun to left field to lead off the sixth inning.
Worcester added some more runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, as they plated two runs
Inside the Numbers
- Tower has now hit three homeruns in the last two days here in Worcester.
- Four of the five Dirt Dawgs drove in a run on the night.
The Dirt Dawgs continue their five game road trip as they take the trip down to Bristol, Connecticut to take on the Blues, with a 11:00am first pitch.