Buzzards Bay, MA- The MCLA Baseball team received a complete game performance from Bobby New as the Trailblazers handed the Mass. Maritime Buccaneers a 7-0 loss at Hendy Field this afternoon in MASCAC action. The Trailblazers (7-17) earned their first conference win of the season as they are now 1-8 in the conference. MMA drops to 6-17 overall and is now 3-7 in the league.
The teams will play a twinbill tomorrow in North Adams wrapping up their season series.
New was the story in this one. The left hander allowed just 7 hits and struck out 7 batters to improve to 3-3 on the season. He walked just one batter and threw 135 pitches in the win.
MCLA gave him plenty of run support and took advantage of 6 MMA miscues.
Dillon Maxon doubled home Joe Toledo in the second inning for a 1-0 advantage. In the fourth, MCLA added two runs as Christian Seariac's bunt brought home Ben Durland and then another run scored on an error to increase the margin to 3-0.
The score would remain that way until the eighth inning when MCLA scored four runs to put the game away. Seariac brought home another run with a double and then Jeff Bink singled home another run while two more scored on an error and a wild pitch to account for the final margin.
Maxon went 3-5 in the win to pace the offense while Seariac added two hits and two RBI's.
Tomorrow's twinbill is scheduled for 2pm at Joe Wolfe Field in North Adams.