The Bethesda Big Train (13-4) beat the Southern Maryland Nationals (9-7) 4-1 on Thursday at Shirley Povich Field behind Harrison Bruce, who had two extra base hits.He doubled in the third and seventh innings.
Justin Hepner pitched lights out for the Bethesda Big Train. The Southern Maryland Nationals managed just three hits off of Hepner, who allowed no earned runs, walked two and struck out four during his four innings of work.
Bryce Shemer reached base three times. He singled in the third inning and doubled in the ninth inning.
Kit Scheetz got the win, running his season record to 2-0. He struck out two, walked two and surrendered four hits.
Bryan McHale (2-1) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just 6 2/3 innings, walked one, struck out two, and allowed four runs.