AL Game 1
Horizon Services 8
Mainstay Investments 1
The first game of the season for the MLL American League between Mainstay Investments and Horizon Services was played on a beautiful, but cool evening. In a close game through the first four and a half innings with a 3 to 1 score, Horizon delivered a big fifth inning of 5 runs to win 8 to 1.
Horizon was led by the pitching of Zavier Alvarez-Burock who went 4 1/3 innings, with seven strikeouts. Pablo Hortua came in on relief and finished the game getting all five outs with four strike-outs and one caught pop-fly. Horizon also benefitted from a triple by Alvarez-Burock and hits and heads-up running by Matt Koskinen, Jon Lennon, Zak Burgess and Will Holefelder.
Josh Gordon pitched four innings for Mainstay gathering 9 strikeouts. Isaac Golub led the offense for the team with two hits, followed by Josh Gordon and Declan Harris, whose hit led to a run in the fifth.
All in all, a good exciting game to start the season.
Gordon – 85
Morfei – 32
Alvarez-Burock – 73
Hortua – 30