The Chatham Anglers (4-0) beat the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox (2-3) 8-5 in eight innings on Sunday at Red Wilson Field behind Blake Butera, who had two extra base hits.He doubled in the fifth and sixth innings and singled in the third and eighth innings.
The Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox couldn't get anything going as long as Chad Sobotka was pitching. Sobotka held the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox hitless over 2 1/3 innings, allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out one.
Salvatore Annunziata was hot from the plate for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox. Annunziata went 3-4, drove in one and scored two runs. He doubled in the fourth inning and singled in the fifth and eighth innings.
Matthew Gage recorded his first win of the year for the Chatham Anglers. He allowed three runs over 4 2/3 innings. Gage struck out two, walked one and gave up eight hits.
Jordan Minch (0-1) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just four innings, walked three, struck out one, and allowed two runs.
The Chatham Anglers were sparked by Butera and AJ Murray, who teamed up for eight hits and four RBIs.