The Chatham Anglers (15-8) beat the Orleans Firebirds (11-12) 7-2 on Thursday at Veterans Field behind Connor Joe, who went 2-4.He singled in the first and seventh innings.
Tommy Lawrence looked sharp on the mound. Lawrence held the Orleans Firebirds hitless over two innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out three.
The Orleans Firebirds' Jordan Betts was perfect at the dish, going 2-2. He singled in the third and fourth innings and doubled in the ninth inning.
Josh Sborz (1-1) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just three innings, walked two, struck out one, and allowed four runs.