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(Malden, MA) Andrew Caulfield had a homer and double, driving in four runs, when the Chiefs held off the Lexington Bulldogs 9-7 at Maplewood on Wednesday evening.
The Chiefs opened up a 7-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. The Bulldogs came roaring back to tie things up at 7-7 with a single run in the second and six runs in the fourth inning.
Veteran Lefty Jonathan Richard tossed three scoreless innings, in relief of starter Josh Desai and reliver Jon Chotkowski, to get his second win of the season. Desai went the the first 3.2 innings before giving way to Chotkowski who got the final out of the fourth inning to keep the game tied at 7-7. Richard struck out two and allowed just three hits.
Teddy Dziuba and Miles Reid each had three hits and drove in a run, and John Baptista hit a solo homer to bolster the Chiefs’ 11 hit offense.
Caulfield (pictured) now has three homers on the year and leads the ICL with 23 RBI’s.
The 12-5 Chiefs are right back in action on Thursday when they travel to Lexington to meet the Blue Sox at 8:00 PM.
(Malden, MA) Ryan Noone (pictured) drove in three runs to lead the Chiefs to a 9-5 win over the Malden Maddogs on Tuesday night at Maplewood,
The Maddogs jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning before the Chiefs cut the lead in half and then erupted for six runs in the top of the fifth to take a 7-1 lead.
Tim Dunphy (3-2) went the first 5.1 innings to get the win. Shai Cohen (0.2 innings) and A.J. Rourke (1 inning) finished up on the mound.
Miles Reid and Joe Bova each had two hits, a double, and drove in two runs for the Chiefs.
The Chiefs stay busy over the next two days. Tonight they host the Lexington Bulldogs at Maplewood and on Thursday they will travel to Lexington High to face the Blue Sox. Both games will start at 8:00 PM.
UPDATED 2:38 PM
Today’s heavy rain has wiped out the evening’s ICL slate.
Both the Sabertooth Expos at Andre Chiefs and the Malden Maddogs at Lexington Blue Sox have been postponed.
No make up dates have been announced as yet.
(Lexington, MA) Ryan Boyle knocked in the winning run in the bottom of the eighth, breaking a 9-9 tie, to give the Lexington Bulldogs a 10-9 win over the Chiefs on Thursday night in Lexington.
Chris Klein (pictured) led the Chiefs offense going 3-4 with a homer and four RBI’s. Juan Parra stayed hot at the plate with a 3-5 evening. Miles Reid had three hits and Ryan Noone and Luis Tejada each contributed two hits to the Chiefs’ 14 hit offense.
Jon Matos (0-1) worked the final three plus innings for the Chiefs and was tagged with the loss. Chiefs lefty starter Jonathan Richard pitched well in his four innings, allowing no earned runs and just two hits while striking out four. Cameron Breault spelled Richard in the fifth inning and the Bulldogs got to him for seven runs (four earned).
The 10-5 Chiefs return to action on Monday when they host the Sabertooth Expos at Maplewood starting at 8:00 PM.
Melrose, MA- Leadoff man Juan Parra’s remarkable season continued, this time delivering a one out three run homer in the top of the seventh inning, to lead the Chiefs to a come of the mat 4-3 win over the Melrose Americans on Wednesday night at sticky Morelli Field.
The Chiefs staked starter Tim Dunphy to a quick 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Parra (pictured) walked, went to third on a Tyler Ferdinand single, and came home on Teddy Dziuba’s sacrifice fly.
The Americans answered and took a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the second on RBI singles from Owen Duncan, Nick Giangregorio and Shawn Nestor.
It remained a 3-1 Melrose lead heading into the Chiefs’ last at bat against closer Bobby Tramomdozzi. Joe Bova got things started with a leadoff double and Chris Klein followed with a single to put two aboard with nobody out. Ttamdonozzi got Nick Valdario on an infield pop-up for the first out to set the stage for Parra’s one out dramatics.
A.J. Rourke worked out of a two man on, one out scenario in the bottom of the seventh to secure the win. Rourke (2-0) went the final 2.2 innings, in relief of Dunphy, allowing two hits and striking out three batters.
The 10-4 Chiefs will look to continue their winning ways when they pay a visit to the Bulldogs on Thursday in Lexington starting at 7:00 PM.
Chiefs Chatter. … Dunphy moved past Jared Freni and into second place on the all time Chiefs’ career innings pitched list. The veteran lefty has now thrown 657 innings for the Chiefs since he joined the club in 2007. Dunphy and Freni (656 innings) trail only Dave Marsters who tossed 1,028 frames for the Chiefs. Dunphy’s 61 wins is third behind Marsters’ 99 and Freni’s 71 wins….