A great effort by Alex Gonzalez hoisted the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox (3-0) to a 10-3 win over the Orleans Firebirds (2-1) on Monday at Red Wilson Field.
Gonzalez held the Orleans Firebirds scoreless for 6 2/3 innings. Gonzalez allowed two hits, two walks and struck out eight.
The offense exploded for the the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox in the sixth. In the inning the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox scored eight runs.
Sam Travis reached base four times in the game for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox. He scored one run and had one RBI. He singled in the first inning and doubled in the sixth inning.
Jimmy Reed ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his first loss of the year. He allowed seven runs in 5 2/3 innings, walked two and struck out five.