Editor’s Note: Report submitted to SOURCE media.
FRAMINGHAM – Framingham traveled to Leominster Wednesday night for its 8th game of the season. This was Leominster’s first Legion game of the year, due to the success of the Leominster HS Division 1 baseball team finishing third overall in Massachusetts.
Leominster would score two runs in the second inning with 2 hits and a walk to take the lead after two innings of play.
In the top of the third, Framingham would cut that lead to 2-1 as David Maude singled, moves to second on a sacrifice, stole third base and scored on a wild pitch. That cut the lead to 2-1.
Framingham would tie the score 2-2 on a Lawson Bauer walk with the bases loaded.
Framingham’s Brady Levensohn, got the start on the bump tonight for Post 74 and pitched very well into the 4th inning. He gave up 4 hits, 1ER, 1BB, and 2 strikeouts.
Framingham’s Jaron Duffy came on to relive Levensohn in the bottom of the fourth with men on first and second. He was able to get the first batter to pop out, and the next better would hit a line drive to leftfielder Chris Cordani, who doubled off the runner at second base to end the inning.
In the bottom of the fifth, Leominster had back-to-back doubles and a sacrifice fly to score two runs putting them ahead 4-2.
In the top of the sixth inning Chris Cordani was hit by a pitch and made it to second base on a dropped third strike. Framingham’s Kyle Chan replaced Cordani, who slid into second and banged up his knee, and moved over to third base on a ground ball. Chan would score on a ball that got away from the catcher to cut the Leominster’s lead to 4-3.
In the bottom of the sixth, Joey Tunno came on to pitch for Framingham getting a ground ball and striking out two batters to end the inning.
In the top of the seventh inning, Framingham Tunno singled and Chris Kelly walked but they were not able to put a run across the board. The game ended 4-3.
Framingham (5-4) will host a double header at Bowditch Field on tonight, July 8, against East Side with game 1 starting at 5:30 p.m., weather permitting.